Beef Mechado

Beef Mechado is a recipe by stewing beef with tomato sauce. It is a delectable beef recipe that can be served on special occasions or for ordinary gatherings. This is a simple and easy way of cooking Beef Mechado.


Stew beef 500 Gram , cut into large pieces
Red onion 1 Large , sliced
Garlic 6 Clove (30 gm) , chopped finely
Potatoes 1/4 Kilogram , cut into 4
Bell pepper 200 Gram , seeded, cubed
Bay leaf 3
Tomato sauce 200 Gram
Soy sauce 6 Tablespoon
Water 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (or as required)
Salt To Taste
Black pepper powder To Taste
Cooking oil 2 Tablespoon



1. Heat the cooking oil in a skillet. Sauté garlic and onion in it till light brown.

3. Add the beef chunks. Sauté for 3 minutes. Then add the tomatoes, soy sauce and water. Stir to mix.

4. Bring to a boil. Then reduce heat and simmer for 40 minutes or until soften. Add additional water as needed

5. Add the potatoes. Season the stew with salt and ground pepper to taste. Add the bay leaves. Simmer for another 10-12 minutes.

6. Put the bell pepper. Cook for 3 minutes just until peppers are soft. Turn off the heat.


7. Serve Beef Mechado with steamed rice or bread of choice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 60 Minutes
Ready In: 60 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 371Calories from Fat 124

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g21.5%

Saturated Fat 3 g15%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 1653 mg68.88%

Total Carbohydrates 31 g10.3%

Dietary Fiber 5 g20%

Sugars 10 g

Protein 28 g56%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet