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Carne Guisada (Beef Stew)

Delicious chunks of beef simmered with scallions, garlic, tomatoes, cumin and cilantro.


Ingredients


2 tsp olive oil

1 cup scallions, chopped

3 cloves garlic, minced

2 small tomatoes, diced

2 tbsp cilantro, minced

1.5 lb beef stew meat, cut into small chunks

1/3 cup light beer

1/3 cup water

1/2 tsp cumin

1/4 tsp adobo, or salt

1/2 tsp achiote, or sazon

1 bay leaf

salt to taste

10 oz baby red potatoes, halved or quartered


Directions


In a large dutch oven or heavy pot, heat oil over medium heat.


Add scallions and garlic and sauté about 2 - 3 minutes; add tomatoes, cilantro and a pinch of salt. Cook another 2 minutes, stirring.


Add beef to the pot along with beer, water, cumin, adobo, achiote, bay leaf and salt if needed.


Cover and simmer on low heat 1 1/2 hours.


Test to make sure beef is tender, if not cook another 15 minutes.


Add potatoes and cook until soft, about 20 minutes depending on the size.


Pressure cooker instructions:


In a large pressure cooker, heat oil over medium heat. Add scallions and garlic and sauté; about 2 - 3 minutes.


Add tomatoes, cilantro and a pinch of salt. Cook another 2 minutes stirring.


Add beef to the pot along with beer, water, cumin, adobo, achiote, bay leaf and salt if needed.


Cover pressure cooker; when the lid is locked, cook high pressure 45 minutes. Quick release.


Add the potatoes, cover and cook on high pressure about 8 minutes, or until tender. Quick release and serve.


Recipe by: https://www.skinnytaste.com/carne-guisada-latin-beef-stew/#recipe

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