Carne Guisada II

Carne Guisada II

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Bao Le 4

"A Mexican beef stew smothered in a semi-spicy gravy. Simple to make, but tastes wonderful. Serve with mashed potatoes, rice, and/or homemade tortillas. Cooking time may be cut, but the meat will be less tender."
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Ingredients

12 h 15 m servings 380 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 380 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 29.1 g
  • 45%
  • Carbs:
  • 6.6g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 22.8 g
  • 46%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 76 mg
  • 25%
  • Sodium:
  • 482 mg
  • 19%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium high heat. Cook beef until evenly brown. Pour off excess fat. Stir in tomato paste, beef broth and water. Season with garlic, chili powder, cumin, black pepper, salt and serrano peppers. Reduce heat, and simmer for 8 to 12 hours.
  2. Dissolve cornstarch in a small amount of water, and stir into simmering stew until thickened, about 5 minutes.

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Most helpful positive review

This recipe has been a family staple for us for many years now. We love it! This Carne Guisada is fabulous and I'm making it tomorrow night for dinner and even my 7 year old loves it.

Most helpful critical review

Sorry, but this is nasty.

This recipe has been a family staple for us for many years now. We love it! This Carne Guisada is fabulous and I'm making it tomorrow night for dinner and even my 7 year old loves it.

I grew up in San Antonio and got hooked on Taco Cabana.. I fell in love with Carne Guisada soft taco's. I eat them once a year when I go visit, TILL NOW..this recipe ROCKS, I followed the direc...

I made this recipe with minor modifications - I used 6 seeded jalapenos, and added 2 small diced potatoes for thickening instead of using the cornstarch. Also I prepared it in a pressure cooker...

I also made this in the crockpot - the meat was fork tender after about 8 hours on Low. I added more garlic, and a tiny splash of lime juice. It didn't need thickening, so I omitted the cornstar...

Sorry, but this is nasty.

I live in Texas and most of us know a good carne guisada when they see one. This is it! Wow- so delicious. I dredged my meat in seasoned flour, then browned in oil with chopped onions. I added t...

THIS WAS DELICIOSO. I USUALLY DON'T COOK MEXICAN MEALS FOR MY FAMILY, BUT I HAD SOME BEEF STEW MEAT AND DIDN'T KNOW WHAT TO DO WITH IT. DECIDED TO GIVE IT A TRY AND THEY LOVED IT. DO RECOMMEN...

Wonderful recipe! Easy to adjust for those that dont like it to hot, or those that like it hotter.Easy to set up in a crock pot to cook all day, or over night. We love it!

Excellent and really a mexican dish! Good for tacos or any kind of dish with tortillas.