MECHADO

 

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Ingredients

  • Mechado
  • (Ingredients):
  • 1 kg. beef top round, whole
  • ¼ cup cooking oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, sliced thinly
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 2 pieces potato, quartered fried
  • 1 carrot, cut into 2" pieces
  • 1 lime, sliced with rind
  • 2 tbsp. soy sauce
  • ½ tsp. Peppercorns, crushed
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 piece bay leaf
  • 1 tsp. Salt
  • 1 ½ cups hot water

Directions

  • 1. Brown meat in cooking oil, set aside.
  • 2. In the same oil, sauté garlic and onion. Put in lime, soy, pepper, tomato sauce, bay leaf and salt. Simmer for 3-5min.
  • 3. Add meat and water. Cover and simmer until meat is tender.
  • 4. Add potatoes and carrot. When vegetables are done, slice meat. Arrange on a platter with vegetables. Strain sauce and pout over meat.

Notes

My grandma taught me this and ever since then, its always at the table on special gatherings...

Categories: Asian  Beef  Stew 
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