Peposo – A Traditional Tuscan Recipe


Traditional Peppery Beef Stew

Ingredients (serves 6):

• 1.2 kg boned beef shank
• 12 garlic cloves
• 1½ glass red wine
• 1 tbs tomato paste
• ½ tbs ground black pepper
• salt


Dice the meat. Put it in a baking dish with the garlic, wine, salt, tomato paste dissolved in some water and black pepper. Add boiling water to cover the meat and put in a 175°C oven. Cook slowly, mixing every now and then for 2 to 3 hours until the meat is tender. If necessary, add more hot water during the cooking process. Serve the meat and sauce on toasted bread.