PINOY MECHADO

FILIPINO RECIPE ~ MECHADO  ~

If you can help it, do not skip larding the meat for mechado. That fat is what make this dish appetizing and irresistible.

PINOY MECHADO INGREDIENTS

1 kilo beef round
Strips of fat for larding
4 whole onions, peeled
1/2 cup vinegar
1 cup tomato sauce
2 pieces bay leaf
Water
1 tsp. peppercorns
6 small potatoes, peeled
2 medium-size green bell pepper, sliced

PINOY MECHADO PROCEDURE

  • Lard the center of the beek with the strips of fat. Place the larded beef in a saucepan with the onions, vinegar, tomato sauce, bay leaves, and enough water to cook the beef. Simmer until the beef is tender.
  • Season to taste. Add peppercorns, potatoes, and bell pepper. Cook until potatoes are tender. Slice the meat thinly before serving.

2 Responses to “PINOY MECHADO”

  1. ma isabel bonifacio

    Mar 29. 2010

    i like to learn how to cook

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