Bistec En Cazuela

Recipe by Yesi09
READY IN: 35mins
YIELD: 4 steaks




  • Heat the oil in a medium skillet. Add sliced onion and bell pepper, when onions are translucent add the minced garlic. Lower the heat and saute until bell pepper slices are soft. Do not brown.
  • Add tomato sauce and puree. Stir well bring the heat to medium high.
  • When the mixture stars bubbling lower the heat; cook for 10 minutes stirring frequently.
  • Add the cup of wine and mix well.
  • Add the oregano and cumin powders and the bay leaves.
  • Add 1 teaspoon salt and pepper to taste. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Spray the bottom of a heavy Dutch oven with Pam.
  • Sprinkle the steaks with salt and pepper and place them on the bottom of the pan. Pour the sauce over adding a cup of water.
  • Simmer until the steaks are tender. If it starts drying out, add small amounts of water when necessary. This can be cook faster in a pressure cooker. Place the grid from the pressure cooker on the bottom of the pan, spray with Pam. Proceed just as above.
  • Cook 20 minutes after the pressure is obtained.
  • Serve with white rice.