YIELDS: 8 Servings PREP TIME: 10 mins COOK TIME: 20 mins TOTAL TIME: 30 mins

This African Beef Stew is a mouthwatering combination of beef and veggies in a hearty tomato broth. A local Rwandan dish that the whole family is going to love!


¼ cup olive oil
2 lbs beef filet, cubed
1 ½ yellow onions, diced
2 large carrots, peeled and diced
1 bell pepper, diced
½ large zucchini, diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
Salt and pepper
1 tomato, diced
½ cup tomato puree
2 tbsp tomato paste
8 cups vegetable stock
2 tbsp maggi (crumbled bouillon cube)
¼ cup thinly sliced leeks

Large pot 
Cutting board 


  1. Heat a large pan over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the olive oil to the pan and cook the cubed beef until browned on all sides.
  3. Add the onion, carrot, bell pepper, zucchini, and garlic. Sauté for 2-3 minutes, until they begin to soften.
  4. Season liberally with salt and pepper then add the diced tomatoes, tomato puree, and tomato paste.
  5. Stir in the vegetable stock and bring to a simmer. Season with maggi (crumbled bouillon) and add the leeks to the stew.
  6. Simmer, uncovered, for 10-15 minutes, until slightly thickened.
  7. Serve and enjoy!