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Oriental beef


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  • 1kg beef chuck
  • 3 merguez sausage (or any spice sausage)
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup of water
  • 2 onions
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 3 tsp raz el hanout
  • 6 carrots
  • 1 can chickpeas


Servings 6
Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 20mins
Cooking time 60mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Peel and finely chop the onions. Put a little olive oil in a casserole and brown the onions then add the meat cut into pieces. Then add the tomato sauce, water, crushed garlic, spices and spicy sausage cut into small pieces.

Step 2

Peel and cut carrots into thin slices, put them in the casserole and add the drained chickpeas. Cook over low heat for at least 1 hour. Serve with couscous!

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  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • Water


  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup tomato sauce


  1. Mix flour, sugar, salt, milk, and water in a pan, and mix until you form a dough.
  2. In a saucepan, heat a splash of olive oil and add the onion. Cook on medium-high until onion has softened.  
  3. Add the ground beef, and add the salt, water, and tomato sauce. When the meat has browned, remove from heat. 
  4. Dust a flat surface with flour, and roll out the dough into a flat sheet. 
  5. Use a ramekin or cup to cut out circles. 
  6. Add a dollop of beef-tomato mixture to the center of each circle. 
  7. Pinch the dough into a little pocket.
  8. Bake in the oven at 350° F for 15 minutes.
  9. Enjoy!

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