Debbie Allen, Sandwiches


1/4 c. butter
1-1/2 c. cubed boneless beef for stew
1 c. sliced onion
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 t. salt
3 T. tomato paste
1/2 c. red wine
1 t. dried oregano
1/4 t. dried thyme
1/4 t. dried rosemary
1 chicken bouillon cube
4 loaves pita bread
garnish: 1 small sliced tomato, 4 onion slices, shredded lettuce

In hot butter in large saucepan, saute beef until well browned all over–about 10 minutes. Remove beef as it browns.

Add 1 c. onion and garlic to saucepan; saute about 5 minutes.

Return beef to saucepan, along with 1/4 c. water and remaining ingredients, except bread and garnish. Bring to boiling; reduce heat, and simmer, covered, 45 minutes, or until meat is tender.

Preheat oven to 350*F. Heat bread until warm. Split and fill with beef mixture. Garnish. 4 servings.