Carne asado (mexican style beef tips and gravy)
Mexican Beef Gravy Tex-mex
Last updated 6/12/2012 1:12:21 AM. Recipe ID 40267. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Carne asado (mexican style beef tips and gravy)
Categories: Texmex, Mexican, Main dish
Yield: 6 Servings
1 lb Beef stew meat
4 Cloves garlic, chopped
1 Onion, grated
1 ts Cumin, ground
1 ts Black pepper, ground
2 cn Tomato sauce (or 1 large)
Granule style beef bouillon
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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