Beef & Bean Pot with Potatoes

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Today I’ll show you another recipe from the category: Simple, Easy & Delicious! This time there is a tasty bean & beef pot with potatoes.

Beans, potatoes & ground meat are cooked together with spices (here savory, oregano & paprika) into a stew, which is super quick and ideal for the current cold season. Have fun cooking at home!

Cooked/Baked today: Beef & Bean Pot with Potatoes
Difficulty: Easy – Medium
Preparation Time: 35 minutes
Category: Main Dishes, Recipes with Meat, Fast Food, Simple Recipes, Stew Recipes, Recipes with Beans, Recipes with Potatoes
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Beef & Bean Pot with Potatoes

Beef & Bean Pot with Potatoes

Ingredients for 4 – 6 servings:

  • 500 grams ground beef
  • 500 grams green beans (fresh or frozen)
  • 5 – 6 potatoes
  • 1 large onion
  • 2 – 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 can chopped tomatoes
  • 1 heaping tablespoon spicy ajvar
  • 1 heaping teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 1 heaping teaspoon oregano
  • 1 heaping teaspoon savory
  • Salt & pepper
  • Oil for frying
  • Parsley for garnish

Required kitchen gadgets, helper & preparations:

  • Large pan or pot


…for bean & beef pot with potatoes:

Peel the potatoes & cut into small cubes or pieces. Peel and roughly chop the onion. Also peel off the garlic & cut into thin slices. Wash green beans & cut off the ends, or if frozen beans are used, get them out of the freezer in good time & allow to defrost a bit.

Cooking Bean & Beef Pot

Cooking Bean & Beef Pot

Heat up a large pan with a good dash of oil, add the onions & garlic to the pan & sweat until translucent over a medium heat for 2 – 3 minutes, turning occasionally. Next, add 500 grams of ground beef, season with a pinch of salt & pepper to taste & fry until crumbly for another 3 – 4 minutes.

When that’s done, add 1 heaping teaspoon each of savory, oregano & sweet paprika powder to the pan, stir in briefly & allow to sweat with it. Then put the prepared potatoes, the green beans, 1 heaping tablespoon of spicy ajvar & 1 can of chopped tomatoes into the pan & then pour in water until everything is just covered with liquid.

Tip: The green beans can also be added 6 – 7 minutes before the end of the cooking time, so they stay a little crisp and retain their green color.

Serving Bean & Beef Pot with Potatoes

Serving Bean & Beef Pot with Potatoes

Bring the bean & beef pot to a boil & then allow to simmer for 12 – 15 minutes over medium heat until the potatoes are cooked, stirring every now and then.

Finally, season the finished bean & beef pot with salt & pepper to taste, then remove from the stove and serve garnished with finely chopped parsley. Have fun cooking at home!

Serving suggestion: Bread is ideal as a side dish, and of course a dab of sour cream or creme fraiche for serving the stew 😉

Video Tutorial:

Watch the video tutorial to see the recipe and the preparation method precisely (German Audio only, English Subtitles available):

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