Locro Stew
Locro Stew



  • 4 smoked bacon rashers, chopped
  • 225g sliced chorizo
  • 500g diced stewing beef
  • 2 diced carrots
  • ½ butternut squash, diced
  • 400g tin of cannellini beans
  • 1 litre chicken stock
  • 200g frozen corn
  • For the Sauce
  • 2 tbsp veg oil
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 1 chopped red pepper
  • 1 tsp each cumin and smoked paprika
  • ½ tsp chilli powder
  • 2 chopped spring onions
  • Fry the bacon until crisp, then set aside. Add the beef and chorizo to the pan and brown all over, then add the squash and carrots, cook for 3 mins, and then tip in the stock and beans. Simmer for 1 hour on a low heat and season well. Stir in the corn and simmer for another 30 mins or until the beef is very tender and the sauce is thick.
  • Heat the oil in a separate pan and fry the onion and pepper with the paprika, chilli powder and cumin. Cook for 5 mins to soften and season well. Divide the stew and pepper mixture between plates, and scatter with crispy bacon pieces and chopped spring onions to serve.
2 hrs
4 serving

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