Carne Guisada

READY IN: 12hrs 10mins
Recipe by Millereg

A delicious Mexican stew--make it as mild or as spicy as you like.

Top Review by BarbaraK

I made this in the crock pot. Apparently I added too many peppers because my Hispanic daughter-in-law said it was good, but too spicy. I liked the kick. But like I said, I added more peppers. I'll make it again.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium high heat, and cook beef until evenly brown.
  2. Pour off excess fat and then stir in tomato paste, beef broth and water.
  3. Season with garlic, chili powder, cumin, black pepper, salt and serrano peppers.
  4. Reduce heat, and simmer (or place in a crockpot on low setting) for 8 to 12 hours--the longer you allow it to cook, the more tender the beef will be.
  5. Dissolve cornstarch in a small amount of water, and stir into simmering stew until thickened, about 5 minutes.
  6. Serve with Mexican rice and/or homemade tortillas.

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