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Beef Mechado (Beef Stew In Tomatoes)

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Hearty beef stew slowly cooked in tomatoes, potatoes and vegetables.
Ingredients
  Beef 500 Gram (Fatty beef cuts are better)
  Tomatoes 3 Medium, chopped
  Potatoes 3 Medium, cubed
  Carrots 2 Medium, chopped
  Red onion 1 , chopped
  Green bell pepper 2 Medium, cut into medium pieces
  Tomato sauce 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Mushroom 1 Can (10 oz)
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm)
  Soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Green peas 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1. In a pan, heat the vegetable oil.
2. Sauté the onions and garlic in the oil.
3. Add the tomatoes and sauté well.
4. Drop the beef cubes in the pan. Stir well.
5. Season with black pepper.
6. Empty the entire jar of tomato sauce. Stir well.
7. Add a cup of water and pressure cook for 30 minutes on medium heat.
8. After 30 minutes, release pressure before cooking.
9. Drizzle in the soy sauce and add potatoes and carrots.
10. Season with salt and simmer it covered for 10 minutes.
11. Add green bell pepper, mushrooms and green peas and give it a stir. Simmer covered for another 10 minutes.

SERVING
12. Serve over steamed white rice

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Filipino
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Stew
Ingredient: 
Beef
Restriction: 
High Fiber, High Protein
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
65 Minutes
Ready In: 
80 Minutes
Servings: 
3

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