Spiced Beef Pitas with Onions and Parsley Sauce

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By Accipiter

Summary[edit]

Good day, food goons. Today I'm going to give a shot and see how this cooking forum works out. Today I decided to make a spiced beefy pita pocket with onions. On the side is a nice parsley sauce to be drizzled into the pitas.


System Requirements[edit]

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  • 1 pound of Stew Beef or Stir-Fry Beef
  • White Onion
  • Pita Bread
  • Fresh Parsley
  • Shallots
  • Ground Coriander
  • Ground Cumin
  • Olive Oil
  • Cider Vinegar
  • Sugar
  • Salt
  • Freshly Ground Black Pepper


Preparation[edit]

First, make three loose cups of parsley leaves, getting rid of the stems. Rinse them well.

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Once your parsley is sorted, chop up about two tablespoons of shallot.

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Dump your parsley, shallots, about two tablespoons of cider vinegar, 2 tablespoons of water, 1 teaspoon of sugar, half a teaspoon of salt, a teaspoon of freshly-ground black pepper, one teaspoon of coriander, 3/4 teaspoon of cumin, and a quarter cup of olive oil into a blender.

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Purée the mixture until it comes out smooth. Pull it off and put it in the fridge.

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Next, take your white onion and quarter it lengthwise, then continue cutting lengthwise into quarter-inch widths.

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Sauté them in olive oil until they just start to brown on the outside, then put them on a plate.

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In a bowl, mix up your cumin, coriander, salt and pepper.

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Dump the beef into your pan with a touch more oil, and sprinkle the spices over top. Cook while stirring for 2 to 2.5 minutes.

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Once the beef is ready, dump it on the plate with the onions.

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Toast yourself a pita.

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Cut it in half, pop it open, then dump your beef and onions into the pita in layers. Put the pitas on a plate with a side of the parsley sauce, and serve with a cold beverage. Use the parsley sauce for spooning into the pitas, or dip them in the sauce. Your call.

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