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Guatita

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This recipe is mostly popular in the coast of Ecuador of South America in Guayas.
Ingredients
  Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon (cooked with annatto seeds)
  Green onion 2 Medium, chopped finely
  Red bell pepper 1 Medium, seeded, chopped
  Cilantro 1 Bunch (100 gm), chopped finely, divided
  Garlic 1 Teaspoon, minced
  Cumin powder 1 Pinch
  Beef tripe meat 3 Pound
  Salt To Taste
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Potatoes 4 Medium, peeled, chopped
  Peanut butter 4 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Clean the beef tripe and wash it with warm water by cleaning every sheet in between.
2. Place a wooden rack over the pot or bucket and hang the cleaned tripe on it to drain the water completely. Do this at least 2 hours before the cooking the dish.
3. Cut the tripe into small pieces as desired. Set aside.
4. Prepare the other ingredients according to the list.

MAKING
5. In a pot, put oil, cilantro, green onion, red pepper, garlic and cumin.
6. Heat it on medium low and let it cook till they begin to caramelize. Stir occasionally to cook evenly.
7. Put in the beef tripe and season with salt. Stir well to mix well the ingredients well.
8. Cover the pot and let it cook in its rendered liquid for 15 minutes or till the beef tripe is done.
9. Pour milk and add the potatoes and cilantro. Mix well. Cover and continue cooking for 15 more minutes or till the potatoes is done.
10. Add the peanut butter, stir to melt and cook for another 10 minutes. Turn off the heat.

SERVING
11. In a serving plate, serve the Guatita with rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Ecuadorian
Preparation Time: 
125 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
155 Minutes
Servings: 
10

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