Using Cuisinart's Slow Cooker
Submitted by MHC

Slow Cooking Puerto Rican Beef Stew


The most requested stew from our Puerto Rican & Polish family clan
This recipe can be made in a crock pot on low setting after you have browned the meat and sauted the onions, peppers and garlic. Place all the ingredients in your slow cooker and set for low for 4 hours so that the ingredients keep their individual integrity."

Ingredients

2 lbs. of lean beef stew meat, cut into 1 inch sized cubes
1/2 cup of flour
2 tblspoons of oil
1/2 cup of finely chopped onion and green peppers
1 minced garlic clove and 3 tablespoons of finely chopped fresh cilantro
5 cups of water or low sodium beef brother
8 ounces of tomato sauce
1 teaspoon of hot sauce (choose to age group, when the children were young, I did not use the picante but mild instead)
1/2 teaspoon of each of salt, white or black pepper, garlic powder, onion powder and ground red pepper
2 medium white potatos, peeled and quartered


Instructions

Flour cubes of meat and brown in 1 tablespoon of oil. Remove from pan, add last of oil and saute on just under medium heat, the minced galic, onion, peppers and cilantro for 3 minutes, stirring so as not to burn. Add back the meat, water or beef broth, tomato sauce and hot sauce. Simmer for 20 minutes and skim off scum. Add the balance of spices and potatos. Cover and simmer on lowest heat for at least 40 minutes, or until the meat is tender and you cannot wait any longer because it just smells too good !!

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Servings

6

Nutritional Information
Per Serving

no nutrition information available