Mommy's Carne Guisada Recipe

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Mommy's Carne Guisada

Claudia Carranza

By
@ccarranza

This is my mother's recipe fore carne guisada. I STILL can't make it as yummy as hers! :)


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Serves:

6 - 8

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

2 Hr

Ingredients

1 can(s)
(8oz) V8
2 tsp
black pepper
6 sprig(s)
cilantro, fresh
1/8 c
cumin powder (cumino)
2 Tbsp
garlic, minced
1/2 large
green bell pepper, seeded, julianne+
2 lb
lean sirloin, cubed
2 Tbsp
masa harina*
2 Tbsp
salt
1 large
stew pot (or crock pot)
1 large
sweet yellow onion (1015 or Vidallia), rough chopped
2 large
tomatoes, rough chopped
2 c
water

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In Large Stew Pot, combine Water and Masa Harina over Medium heat. Stir until dissolved.

USING A CROCK POT: Dissolve Masa Harina in the Water in a seperate stew pot or microwave safe dish, then pour into crock pot. Continue recipe.
2
Add Salt, Black Pepper, Cumin Powder, Garlic, V8. Stir to combine.
3
Reduce heat to Low.
4
Add Meat, Onion, Green Bell Pepper, Tomato, Cilantro.
5
Cover and ignore for 2-4 hours.

USING A CROCK POT: Dish can be set to cook all day if you are a career mommy/daddy with a day job.
6
Turn off heat, let cool a few minutes before serving.
7
+ Yellow Bell Pepper may be substituted for Green Bell Pepper if there is a sensative stomach coming to dinner. For added mildness, remove the inner membrane before adding to the dish.
8
* For thicker sauce, increase this amount. Be sure to taste and adjust the rest of the seasonings to avoid any corn taste coming through.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy