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[mass noun] A Greek dish of meat stewed with onions and sometimes tomatoes.
- ‘Cover and cook the stifado very gently for about three hours, adding extra liquid as necessary.’
- ‘My favourite dish is stifado, though kleftiko runs a close second.’
- ‘Roasted garlic mash is a particularly good partner for the stifado.’
- ‘From traditional starters, such as tsatsiki, to mouth-watering Greek specialities, including spicy-sausage spetzofai and stifado, a lamb or rabbit stew, the Saily is paradise to the palate.’
From modern Greek stiphado.
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