Mommy's Carne Guisada

Mommy's Carne Guisada Recipe

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Claudia Carranza

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@ccarranza

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
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

How to Make Mommy's Carne Guisada

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.

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About Mommy's Carne Guisada

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




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