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Carne Guisada - A Tex-Mex Favorite

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Here's a recipe for Carne Guisada. It's delicious and can be used in so many ways.
  Chuck roast 2 Pound, cut into 1/2 to 3/4 inch dices
  Flour 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Onion 1 Large, finely chopped
  Celery stalk 2 , finely chopped
  Jalapeno 3 , finely chopped
  Tomato paste 2 Tablespoon
  Chili powder 1 Tablespoon
  Cumin 1 Teaspoon
  Beef stock 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Clove oil/Peanut oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt and pepper To Taste

1. Pre-heat the oven to 325F.

2. In a large mixing bowl, place chucks roast, add flour. Combine well to lightly coat the chuck roast pieces with flour.
3. In the dutch oven, heat oil and add chuck roast. Cook till all the sides of the meat are browned nicely.
4. Once the meat turns brown, add onions, celery and jalapeno and saute till nicely wilted.
5. Add tomato paste, chili powder, cumin, salt and pepper, and saute for 2 minutes.
6. Pour in beef stock and mix, using the spatula scrape the bottom.
7. Place the vessel in oven and bake at 325F for 3 hours. Check the meat every hour; add water, if required and scrape the bottom.

8. In a serving bowl, place a tortilla, top it with the Carne Guisada, garnish with grated cheese and sour cream. Serve with tortilla chips.

Things You Will Need
A dutch oven.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Mexican American
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
200 Minutes
Ready In: 
210 Minutes
How about a delicious Mexican dinner to beat the winter cold? Chef Scott is making a delicious Tex-Mexican Style Stewed Meat that can be served as a stew or as a topping with bean burrito or as a side dish with tamales. He is using chuck roast which is the main flavorful ingredient that is slow cooked in oven for about three hours. Scott's detailed instruction is easy to follow and the outcome would be a nice well broken down meat that is tender juicy and more than just delicious.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 283 Calories from Fat 124

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g21.4%

Saturated Fat 3.2 g16.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 61.2 mg20.4%

Sodium 305.8 mg12.7%

Total Carbohydrates 11 g3.7%

Dietary Fiber 2 g7.9%

Sugars 3 g

Protein 28 g56%

Vitamin A 14.2% Vitamin C 12.7%

Calcium 5% Iron 20.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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