Peposo Beef Stew from Impruneta
Peposo is a Tuscan beef stew that originated in Impruneta, a small town near Florence. The meat is slow-cooked in red wine (infused with a lot of black pepper) until fork-tender and deliciously peppery.
Ingredients for 4 people:
1 kg Beef Steak
12 garlic cloves
500 ml Red Wine
50 gr Tomato Paste
400 ml Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Slice meat into chunks, place in a saucepan and add garlic cloves, ground pepper, red wine, tomato paste and water.
Cook in the oven at 160° C for 90 minutes
In the meantime, boil the potatoes in salted water then, peel and mash with olive oil.
Serve in a rustic bowl with the meat sauce poured over the mashed potato.