Et Sote is a Turkish and middle eastern dish. If you follow our instructions beef will melt in your mouth and sauce will be compact and full of flavor.

You can choose from different types of meat and add more vegetables, but just follow this cooking process and you’ll always get a delicious result.


Et Sote - Beef Saute In Tomatoes

Delicious Turkish dish with meat and vegetables.
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Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Course Dinner, Lunch, Main Dish, Stir Fry
Cuisine Turkish
Servings 5 servings
Calories 533 kcal


Et Sote

  • 1.1 pound cubed beef (500g)
  • 4 medium tomatoes 3 chopped and 1 grated
  • 4 peppers
  • 2 onion peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1 chilli finely chopped
  • 2 cup tomato purée (1/2L)
  • 4 tbsp butter (2 knob)
  • 2 tsp oregano
  • 1 cup water (250ml)
  • Finely chopped flat leaf parsley to garnish
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • 1/2 pound bread (250g)
  • 4 tbsp butter (2 knob)
  • 2 tsp chilli flakes


Et Sote

  • Add beef and butter to a frying pan and cook on a medium heat.
  • Once the juices have reduced, add onion and pepper (and chilli, if using).
  • Stir around until onion and pepper have softened a little.
  • Now add grated tomato and simmer for a couple of minutes so you allow the beef to absorb the juices and cook through.
  • Add chopped tomatoes, oregano and seasoning and stir.
  • After a couple of minutes, add tomato puree and around 1 cup (250ml) water.
  • Stir until puree has dissolved and simmer until beef has completely softened.
  • Add more water if your sauce thickens too much.
  • Remove from the heat.

Bread croutons

  • Roughly cut bread into bite-sized chunks.
  • Heat the butter and chilli flakes in a pan and add the bread.
  • Stir around until bread starts to crisp and toast (around 3 minutes).
  • Arrange the bread around the edges of two large bowls and add your Et Sote to the center.
  • Sprinkle with the parsley and serve.
  • Enjoy!



You can also make a meatless, vegetarian version with vegetables only. Even hard core meat lovers will enjoy the dish. You can add rice or any side dish of your choice.


Serving: 1gCalories: 533kcal
Keyword Beef, Et Sote, Saute, Tomato, Turkish Cuisine
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