Bistek Guisado

Sandy Mika


I know there are different versions but this is the way I make it.


★★★★★ 1 vote

10 Min
1 Hr
Stove Top


  • 5 lb
    bistek or any thin sliced beef
  • 1 large
    green pepper chopped
  • 1 large
    onion diced
  • 1 large
    handful cilantro chopped
  • 3 clove
    garlic pressed
  • ·
    vinegar, enough to wet meat
  • ·
    adobo powder, onion powder, garlic powder, sazon
  • 4
    8oz cans tomatoe sauce
  • 1
    14 1/2 oz can diced tomatoes
  • ·
  • 2 large
    potatoes diced

How to Make Bistek Guisado


  1. first, peel and dice the potatoes, place in a small microwavable bowl with water to cover, microwave for 4 minutes, drain and set aside
  2. place meat in a large bowl and pour some vinegar over it, not too much, just enough to moisten all the meat, sprinkle meat with, garlic powder, onion powder, adobo, and sazon, set aside.
  3. In a large pan, heat oil and add green pepper and cook for about 3 or 4 minutes, then add the onion, garlic and cilantro, cook about 5 minutes stirring often.
  4. add the meat to the pan and mix well, cook a few minutes,then add tomato sauce and diced tomatoes, sprinkle with adobo and sazon, add potatoes and simmer stirring occasionally for about 45 minutes to an hour. Serve over white rice.

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About Bistek Guisado

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Latin American

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