Mommy's Carne Guisada

Claudia Carranza Recipe

By Claudia Carranza ccarranza

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


Recipe Rating:
 1 Rating
Serves:
6 - 8
Prep Time:
Cook Time:

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
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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
  • Comments

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    JoSele Swopes JODIE57 - Aug 23, 2010
    This sounds great, I live in New Mexico and we love Mexican food I was trying to figure out what to fix for dinner. I was thinking about fixing Carne Adovada with Rice for dinner so I typed in Carne and pressed enter and came across your recipe. I am going to save this it looks great...Thank you I will have to make this....I love to use Masa Harina. We can buy it already mixed or dry and mix your own........Thanks again
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    JoSele Swopes JODIE57 - Oct 8, 2010
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    Isabel Vela christinabel - Aug 12, 2011
    I just saw your recipe...looks good! I was in Mcallen about a month ago visiting family. Seeing that your from So. Texas made me check out your recipe 'cuz I love the food down this way. I'll be trying this soon. :)