Jeanne Benavidez Recipe

Crock Pot Carne Guisada (Mexican Beef Stew)

By Jeanne Benavidez jeanneben


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Stove Top
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This was one of my mother-in-law's recipes and I just loved it. Of course she didn't even own a crock pot so everything was done "old school". I adapted her recipe to a crock pot version and it turns out similar to hers. Of course nobody can cook like or mothers and mother-in-laws but my husband let this pass. ;)

Ingredients

3 lb
beef stew meat
2 can(s)
diced tomatoes with green chilies, (rotel) medium or hot
1 Tbsp
chopped garlic
1 large
onion, chopped
2 large
potatoes, peeled and cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
3 Tbsp
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
mexican oregano
1 tsp
ground cumin
1 tsp
chili powder
1 tsp
salt, or to taste
1 tsp
ground black pepper, or to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Place stew meat, 1/2 cup water, salt and pepper in crock pot.
2
Drain juice from tomatoes into measuring cup.
3
Add tomatoes, garlic, onions and potatoes to crock pot.
4
Blend juice from tomatoes and enough water to equal 2 cups liquid. Add cumin, oregano, and chili powder and flour into tomato juice mixture and mix well. Add to crock pot.
5
Add salt and pepper to taste.
6
Cook on LOW for 6 - 7 hours until sauce is thickened and meat and veggies are tender.
7
Great served with warm flour tortillas.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican

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11 Comments

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Jovonna Crater jovonnac
Jun 12, 2014
how many does this serve I am planning to make it for a church potluck
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Jan 19, 2014 - Bobby Webb shared this recipe with discussion group: "EVERYTHING MEXICAN" (PLEASE, Mexican foods and drinks ONLY)
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Jeanne Benavidez jeanneben
Apr 2, 2013
You're very welcome, Yvonne. I am so glad that your family enjoyed this recipe. ;)
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Yvonne Galindo ygalindo23
Apr 1, 2013
My family loved this recipe, will definitely make this again. Thanks :-)
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cathy montano snuggless
Apr 10, 2012
well im sure they loved it..it looks so good..can't wait to try it..:)