Mechado Recipe

Mechado Ingredients

  • 1 kilo beef, lean 
  • 4 big onions, whole 
  • 1/2 cup vinegar 
  • Strips of pork fat 
  • 1 can tomato sauce (small) 
  • 6 potatoes, cut in halves 
  • 1/2 laurel leaf 
  • 2 tbsps. fat 
  • 1 tsp. pimenton 
  • Salt to taste  

How to Cook Mechado
Insert fat strips lengthwise in beef. In a deep pot or pan, place  the meat, laurel, tomato sauce, vinegar, salt to taste and water cover. Cover and simmer until tender. Add potatoes, onions pirnenton and continue cooking. When most of the broth has evaporated and potatoes are cooked, add the fat and stir well. Serve the meat sliced crosswise.

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