- Sauté the coarsely chopped onions in butter or margarine and arrange the meat on top
- Ensure everything is submerged in water and add salt, pepper and the bouquet garni
- Allow to cook for 30 minutes
- Add all the rinsed and finely chopped vegetables
- Allow to simmer for another 1.5 hours
- Add the potato cubes
- Allow to simmer for another 45 minutes until everything is tender
- Remove the bouquet garni and serve on deep plates.
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- 500 g beef
- 4 carrots
- 2 stalks of celery
- 2 leeks
- 4 onions
- 4 turnips
- 500 g sprouts
- 1/2 Savoy cabbage
- 1.5 kg potatoes
- salt and pepper
- bouquet garni