To make strong coffee, you can skip the brewing process by mixing a tablespoon of instant coffee granules with 1 1/2 cups of hot water.

Recipe by Cooking Light July 1998


Recipe Summary

4 servings (serving size: 1 1/4 cups stew, 1/2 cup rice, and 2 tablespoons chayote)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Trim fat from beef, and cut into 1-inch cubes. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Heat a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add beef, and cook 5 minutes or until browned. Add coffee and next 4 ingredients (coffee through garlic), and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 45 minutes.

  • Add taro, mushrooms, dates, and capers; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes. Serve over rice; top with chayote.

Nutrition Facts

351 calories; calories from fat 13%; fat 4.9g; saturated fat 1.7g; mono fat 1.9g; poly fat 0.3g; protein 30.1g; carbohydrates 44.9g; fiber 3g; cholesterol 65mg; iron 4.5mg; sodium 383mg; calcium 35mg.