Carne Guisada Recipe

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This is a really tasty and easy dinner! It's a thick stew-like beef mixture with Mexican flavors. It's really good served with yellow rice and tortillas. I like corn tortillas, but my husband prefers flour.

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Servings: 4 bowls


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  1. Once meat is trimmed of excess fat, sprinkle with flour, salt & pepper.
  2. Heat olive oil in skillet.
  3. Add meat and brown.
  4. When meat is browned, add Rotel tomatoes and water.
  5. Season with chili powder & cumin.
  6. Cover.
  7. Turn heat to low and simmer until meat is tender (about an hour).
  8. Add flour and cornstarch to cold water and mix well.
  9. Turn up heat to medium.
  10. Add water with cornstarch and flour to meat mixture slowly to thicken. Stir constantly to prevent lumps.
  11. Serve with tortillas and yellow rice, if desired.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 244g
Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories 269  
Calories from Fat 84 31%
Total Fat 9.29g 12%
Saturated Fat 3.26g 13%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 111mg 37%
Sodium 182mg 8%
Potassium 591mg 17%
Total Carbs 8.79g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1.1g 4%
Sugars 1.21g 1%
Protein 35.66g 57%
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