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Sofrito

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Ingredients
  Beef chuck/Beef round 2 1⁄2 Pound
  All purpose flour 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Ground pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Paprika 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dried thyme leaves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Olive oil/Salad oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), crushed
  Red wine vinegar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Condensed beef broth 10 1⁄2 Ounce, undiluted (1 can)
  Chopped parsley 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Toasted croutons 1 Cup (16 tbs) (packaged)
Directions

MAKING
1. Make 1/2 inch slices of the beef.
2. In a medium size bowl mix pepper, thyme, paprika, salt and pepper. Combine well.
3. Add the beef slices - few slices at a time.
4. Toss the beef slices so that they coat well in the flour mixture.
5. In a large skillet add oil and heat. Brown the meat slices on both sides. Add oil and brown the remaining beef.
6. Add garlic, beef broth and vinegar. Boil and reduce the heat. Simmer for 1 hour keeping the skillet covered till meat is tender and the sauce thick.

SERVING
7. Serve Sofrito with croutons, sprinkled with chopped parsley.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Caribbean
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Beef
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
55 Minutes
Ready In: 
75 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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