*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
               CARNE ASADO (MEXICAN STYLE BEEF TIPS & GRAVY)
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Mexican                          Main Dish
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1       lb           Beef stew meat
    4                    Cloves garlic, chopped
    1                    Onion, grated
    1       t            Cumin, ground
    1       t            Black pepper, ground
    2       cn           Tomato sauce (or 1 large)
                         Granule style beef bouillon
                         Flour
 
   Sort through stew meat trimming excess fat, gristle.
   Cut into 1 pcs. if necessary. In med. size, heavy
   bottom pot, place enough bacon drippings or melted
   lard to cover bottom.  Place stew meat, garlic and
   onion in pot and saute untill meat is lightly browned.
   Add water to cover and two or three tbs. beef
   bouillon, cumin, pepper and tomato sauce.  Cover.
   Simmer on low heat until meat is tender.  Toward end
   of cooking time (abt. 1 hr.) add flour to thicken and
   continue simmering , stirring from time to time, der
   additional 10 min.  Remove from heat and serve with
   spanish rice (Sopa de Arroz) and refried beans.  Salsa
   cruda, Pico de Gallo are good garnishes. Coarsely
   chopped lettuce and tomatoes and shredded cheddar
   cheese. Serve with warm flour tortillas, or make soft
   tacos.
  
 
 
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