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Guardian recipe for beef stew way to peppery to eat - suggestions please?

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notquitewhatIhadplanned Wed 28-Dec-16 23:39:07

Cooked this today ready for parents coming for lunch tomorrow:
SO peppery that dh and I couldn't speak after trying it earlier!! Any suggestions to rescue it? Would adding yogurt work do u think? Or tinned toms? TIA

Blondie1984 Thu 29-Dec-16 01:25:53

Try adding cream - either normal or sour and it will give you a stroganoff type dish - but equally you could add tinned tomatoes or passata

notquitewhatIhadplanned Thu 29-Dec-16 09:28:35

Thanks, will try

allthekingsshoes Thu 29-Dec-16 09:32:24

Reheat with potatoes in? Works for saltiness .

bookbook Thu 29-Dec-16 10:08:51

Its such a pain - I notice some of the reviews underneath say ots very peppery too.
Could mayonnaise work? - thats what I often do for too hot curries, but add after reheating so it doesn't curdle.

MiladyThesaurus Thu 29-Dec-16 10:14:43

Adding anything that increases the volume of sauce will help because there'll be less pepper for each ml of sauce than before.

antimatter Thu 29-Dec-16 13:34:53

You could add a couple of cans of red kidney beans and some smoked paprika. And I would TBH chop and fry few onions as well and add them together with beans to balance out spiciness.
I think people who write recipes like that should realise that there are many varieties of black pepper! Each with different flavour.

notquitewhatIhadplanned Thu 29-Dec-16 23:21:44

Thanks V much everyone, I took out all the meat and heated it up in some chopped toms, beef stock and even more wine(!). Was delicious in the end. Yes think it must have been a very spicy lot of black pepper. Upside is I have a substantial quantity of some very well seasoned stock for the freezer grin

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