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by Ilo

Catalan Beef Stew

Easy and unique stew with a surprise ingredient - chocolate!



  1. Chop garlic, onion, tomato, carrot, celery and leek.
  2. Heat olive oil in pot, add meat and brown for 3-4 minutes.
  3. Add the flour and stir. Add the wine and stir. Cook for 1 minute.
  4. Add the garlic, onion, tomato, carrot, celery and leek to the pot, stir.
  5. Add the cocoa powder. Add beef stock, stir and bring to a boil.
  6. Partially cover and lower to simmer.
  7. Allow to simmer for one hour to an hour and a half until the meat is tender.
  8. Salt and pepper to taste.
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Nutrition summary:

There are 616 calories in 1 serving of Catalan Beef Stew.
Calorie break-down: 61% fat, 13% carbs, 26% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 363
Calories 616
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 40.34g 62%
  Saturated Fat 12.702g 64%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 2.574g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 20.99g  
Cholesterol 116mg 39%
Sodium 939mg 39%
Potassium 996mg  
Total Carbohydrate 20.12g 7%
  Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
  Sugars 7.17g  
Protein 38.8g  
Vitamin A 136% Vitamin C 67%
Calcium 16% Iron 62%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
of RDI*
(616 calories)
31% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (13%)
Fat (61%)
Protein (26%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories