1/2 Photos of Puerto Rican Beef Stew (Carne Guisada)
2 hrs 45 mins
This is my favorite stew. Back home it is served with grainy, yummy white rice.
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- 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
- 2 lbs trimmed beef top round steak, cut into 1 inch chunks
- 1/4 cup sofrito sauce (or to taste)
- 6 fresh cilantro leaves
- 4 cups water (or more)
- 1 beef bouillon
- 2 tablespoons vinegar
- 1/2 teaspoon whole dried oregano, crushed
- 1/2 cup tomato sauce
- 2 bay leaves
- 1 tablespoon salt
- 1/2 lb carrot, cut into rounds
- 1/2 lb potato, peeled and cubed
- 5 stalks celery, cut into rounds
- salt (to taste)
- 1In a large caldero or pot, heat oil, add sofrito and culantro leaves.
- 2Add meat and stir constantly, cook until meat looses red color. Add water, bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and cook.
- 3Add carrots, potatoes, celery and salt.
- 4Cook for about 2 hours. Taste and adjust seasoning. Boil uncover to thicken sauce.
- 5Note: if more seasoning is needed you can add Adobo to taste.
- 6Serve with white rice.
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Nutritional Facts for Puerto Rican Beef Stew (Carne Guisada)
Serving Size: 1 (385 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 7
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 300.6
- Calories from Fat 135
- Total Fat 15.0 g
- Saturated Fat 5.3 g
- Cholesterol 79.0 mg
- Sodium 1203.1 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 10.9 g
- Dietary Fiber 2.3 g
- Sugars 3.0 g
- Protein 29.2 g
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fresh cilantro leaves