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Carne Guisada Recipe

Carne Guisada       

2 lbs. sirloin steak, diced
2 tbs. cornstarch
1 vegetable cooking spray
1 can (28 oz.) whole tomatoes, chopped, juice reserved
1 cup water
3 garlic cloves, crushed
1 jalapeño, seeded, chopped*
2 tbs. ground cumin
2 tsps. ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt
12 flour tortillas
1 head lettuce, shredded
2 fresh tomatoes, chopped
2 cups grated Monterey Jack cheese
1 cup sour cream
1 cup  Salsa - Homemade or Ortega Thick & Chunky (Medium)


Combine diced sirloin steak and cornstarch. Cook in a large skillet coated with vegetable cooking spray, stirring constantly, until browned; drain.

Add chopped whole tomatoes (un-drained), water, crushed garlic, chopped jalapeno, cumin, pepper, and salt. Cook over medium heat, covered, until meat becomes tender, approximately 1 hour. Stir occasionally.

Serve with flour tortillas, shredded lettuce, chopped tomatoes, grated Monterey Jack cheese, sour cream, and salsa.

Serves 6

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