Ostrich neck and cannellini bean stew
Recipe Type: Main
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Serves: 6
A hearty ostrich neck stew or bredie with vegetables and cannellini beans
  • 1.5kg sliced ostrich neck
  • 30ml oil
  • 2 onions
  • 125g mushrooms
  • 2 garlic bulbs
  • 6 whole cloves
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 2 bayleaves
  • 4 potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 2 carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 1 celery stick, sliced
  • 125ml dry red wine
  • 400ml beef stock
  • 1 tin Rhodes tomatoes with chillies
  • Salt and black pepper
  • 1 tin cannellini beans
  1. Heat the oil in a large pot and brown the ostrich neck in batches, until brown on all sides. Remove the neck from the pot.
  2. Brown the onions and mushrooms and add the garlic and all the spices.
  3. Return the meat to the pot with the vegetables, red wine, beef stock and tinned tomatoes.
  4. Season with salt and black pepper to taste and simmer for 2 hours.
  5. Add the cannellini beans and simmer for another 30 minutes.
  6. Serve with rice, crusty bread or mealie pap.
Recipe by Pink Polka Dot Food at http://www.pinkpolkadotfood.com/ostrich-neck-and-cannellini-bean-stew/