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Guatamalan   -   Carne Guisada   adapted from False Tongues and Sunday Bread by Copeland Marks

  • 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 2 Pounds Beef Chuck Roast -- cubed
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Pepper
  • 3 Medium Bay Leaf
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Thyme
  • 1 Large Guajillo -- crumbled
  • 1 Stick Cinnamon
  • 2 Whole Cloves
  • 3 Cups Water
  • 1/4 Cup Sour Orange Juice
  • 1 Medium Tomato -- sliced
  • 1 Small Onion -- sliced
  • 1 Clove Garlic -- finely chopped
  • 1/4 Cup Bread Crumbs -- toasted
Directions Heat oil in pan and brown the beef well about 5 minutes. Sprinkle with salt, pepper, bay leaves, thyme, chile, cinnamon and cloves. Stir well, add water and orange juice and bring to a boil. Prepare a smooth sauce in the food processor with the tomato, onion and garlic. Add this to the beef and simmer for 1 hour. Add crumbs to thicken sauce and simmer over low heat for 10 minutes more. Serve warm with tortillas.
Serves 6
Time to Make 0:00

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