Southwestern Braised Beef

Recipe by Irmgard
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READY IN: 2hrs
SERVES: 8-10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a small bowl, combine the chili powder, cumin, coriander, oregano, ancho chili powder, allspice and cinnamon; stir in 2 tablespoons of the oil to make a paste.
  • Set aside.
  • In a Dutch oven or large saucepan, heat the remaining oil over medium-high heat.
  • Brown the beef in batches.
  • Remove to a plate and drain the fat from the pan.
  • Fry the onions and garlic over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until golden, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the chili powder mixture and fry until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
  • Add the beef and stir for about 1 minute.
  • Add the beans, 2 cups of water, tomatoes, salt and sugar.
  • Bring to a boil.
  • Reduce the heat, cover and simmer for 1 hour.
  • Uncover and simmer until slightly thickened and the meat is tender, about 30 minutes.
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