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Central American   -   Carnes Desmenuzadas (Nicaragua)   adapted from False Tongues and Sunday Bread by Copeland Marks

  • 2 Pounds Beef Chuck -- in 1 piece
  • 5 Cups Water
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 3 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1 Large Onion -- thinly sliced
  • 1 Large Tomato -- finely chopped
  • 1 Small Red Bell Pepper -- finely chopped
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Pepper
  • 2 Tablespoons Sour Orange Juice
Directions Cook the beef in the water with the salt over moderate heat for 1 hour. Remove the beef, cool and pull meat into shreds. Heat oil in skillet and fry the onions, tomato, and bell pepper for 2 minutes. Add beef shreds and pepper and continue to fry for 3 minutes more. Add sour orange juice and mix well. Fry for 2 minutes more. Serve with tortillas.
Serves 6
Time to Make 0:00

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