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Why I Love This Recipe

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


Ingredients You'll Need

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.


Questions, Comments & Reviews


The Philipino mom of a dear old friend of mine made an incredible stew served with hot rice for me 30 years ago. I am hoping that this recipe will come close to my wonderful memory. Thanks for sharing. Cheers...


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