Stifado recipes

    Find loads of stifado recipes for a traditional and warming Greek stew. Stifado is most often made with rabbit or beef, and we have these recipes and lots more. Enjoy stifado over rice or with chips.

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    38 reviews

    This gorgeous beef stifado recipe is a traditional Greek casserole with beef and onions - perfect winter comfort food. Serve with lots of crusty bread to mop up the aromatic sauce. It is also typically made with rabbit, so feel free to substitute this if you wish.

    Recipe by: Lolly B

    16 reviews

    Beef stifado in traditional Greek style. A reminder of holidays in the sun.

    Recipe by: steveg001

    37 reviews

    This is traditional hearty Greek comfort food. Stifado is typically made with rabbit or beef. This version uses chicken.

    Recipe by: gracey

    2 reviews

    An exciting beef casserole inspired by Greek stifado. This version comes with the added flavour and nutrition of artichoke hearts, broad beans, new potatoes and juicy, purple-skinned Kalamata olives. Ideal for a family Sunday lunch or easy entertaining, and needs only a green salad alongside.

    Recipe by: Maggie Pannell

    2 reviews

    Stifado is Greek for 'stew' and a stifado recipe typically calls for rabbit, beef or even beef heart. This beef stifado is simply delicious and like any other stifado I recommend serving it with rice, chips, mashed potato or simply loads of crusty bread!

    Recipe by: Diana

    3 reviews

    Stifado is a favourite Greek stew, especially popular during winter. This recipe results in tender, impeccably flavoured rabbit. Serve with hand-cut chips, rice or mash. Crusty bread is also essential to mop up all the sauce.

    Recipe by: Diana

    1 review

    An authentic Greek beef stifado that is slow cooked in a rich red wine and tomato sauce for 4, 5, or even 6+ hours until meltingly tender. (I once cooked this stifado on the hob over two days for more than 13 hours in total and the beef had a "fudge" like consistency). In Greece this is served in a bowl by itself with just crusty bread, but I like to serve some kind of potato with it, roast or mash work really good with it, and feel free to serve your favourite veg on the side too.

    Recipe by: ianvardy

    1 review

    Beef stifado is a popular Greek dish, with a really rich sauce with lots of flavour. Serve with roast potatoes, rice or just some nice crusty bread.

    Recipe by: Baje

    18 reviews

    Stifado is a Greek stew made with small onions. My mum made this every autumn. Serve with creamy mashed potatoes for a warming, hearty meal that will take the chill out of any evening.

    Recipe by: Kathy W.

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