Stuffed Beef Eye of Round (Lechón De Mechar)

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READY IN: 4hrs 45mins
SERVES: 10-12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Trim meat and with a knife, make a long deep pocket from both ends to center of meat.
  • Mix onions, garlic, sweet chili, peppers, oregano, capers, OO, vinegar and salt.
  • Stuff meat with mixed ingredients alternating with ham and olives.
  • Sew opening on both ends to center of meat.
  • In a large pot (caldero) heat oil, sofrito and sauce. Add meat. Cook over moderate high heat.
  • Add water and bring to a boil, cook until meat is fork tender.
  • Add potatoes and bring rapidly to a boil. Cook covered for about 1 hour.
  • Note: You can chop more of the veggies used to stuff and add them at the same time you are adding the potatoes.
  • Remove meat and boil sauce until tick.
  • Cut meat in slices and serve.
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