Mechado II

Ingredients :

  • 2 lb. beef brisket, whole
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 small can tomato sauce (or use fresh tomatoes)
  • 1/2 cup vinegar
  • 1 cup water
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 6 big potatoes, peeled and cut in halves
  • 4 big onions, whole
  • 1 tbsp. red pimiento
  • strips of pork fat
  • 1/2 cup fat
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Cooking Procedures :

  1. In a deep pot (or a pan), place the meat, bay leaf, tomato sauce, vinegar and water, salt and pepper together.
  2. Cover and bring to boil then simmer until meat is tender.
  3. Add potatoes, onions and pimiento and continue to simmer.
  4. When most of the broth has evaporated and the potatoes are cooked, add the fat and stir well.
  5. Serve with steamed white rice or bread.

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  1. A. Maisog says:

    Hello , I´m a Filipina living in Europe . Thank you very much to have this recipe in the internet. It helps me more to become a good cook for my family. I´m proud that my children said “oh my mother is the best cook” .

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