Recipe courtesy of Samson Benti
Episode: Street Food
1 hr 10 min
15 min
4 servings


  • 1 pound beef sirloin, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, plus 2 tablespoons
  • 1 tablespoon berbere*
  • Salt
  • 1 large tomato, diced
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 2 small green jalapenos, sliced
  • Bread, for serving, optional


In a large bowl add the beef and 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Season beef with the berbere and salt, to taste. Let the beef marinate with spices for about 30 minutes. 

Put remaining 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a medium saucepan and put over medium heat. Add the tomatoes and onions and stir for 5 minutes. Add the marinated beef and cook for another 10 minutes, stirring consistently, to ensure even cooking. Once the liquid in the pan begins to boil continue cooking for another 5 minutes. Remove the pan from heat and stir in the jalapenos. Serve warm with desired bread as an optional side.

Cook's Note

*Can be found at specialty Indian and Middle Eastern markets.

This recipe was provided by a chef, restaurant or culinary professional. It has not been tested for home use.


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