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Carne Guisada Recipe

Carne Guisada Recipe

While living away from Texas for awhile, my boyfriend and I grew homesick for the spicy flavors of home. We've made this recipe a few times now, and it goes really well with homemade flour tortillas. We love it over rice, too. —Kelly Evans, Denton, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Cook: 7 hours YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 bottle (12 ounces) beer
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 4 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon red wine vinegar
  • Dash liquid smoke, optional
  • 1 boneless pork shoulder butt roast (3 pounds), cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 2 large unpeeled red potatoes, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • Whole wheat tortillas or hot cooked brown rice, lime wedges and chopped fresh cilantro, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a 4- or 5-qt. slow cooker, mix first 13 ingredients and, if desired, liquid smoke. Stir in pork, potatoes and onion. Cook, covered, on low until pork is tender, 7-9 hours.
  • 2. Discard bay leaf; skim fat from cooking juices. Shred pork slightly with two forks. Serve with remaining ingredients as desired. Yield: 12 servings (about 2 quarts).
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup: 261 calories, 12g fat (4g saturated fat), 67mg cholesterol, 200mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 21g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 medium-fat meat, 1 starch.

Reviews for Carne Guisada

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rinshin User ID: 1384577 125535
Reviewed Jun. 23, 2014

"I come to Taste of Home for simple and down home recipes like this. I halved the recipe and that worked out just fine. I love the taste of potatoes and pork like this. Very tasty. Thanks for sharing."

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snogle81 User ID: 6298091 196659
Reviewed Jan. 2, 2014

"My husband and I loved this recipe! It was a little spicy for us on its own, so we made burritos. We stuffed flour tortillas with a generous portion of the shredded pork and potatoes and included a layer of pinto beans, sour cream, and cheddar cheese to reduce the heat."

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CatMurphy User ID: 7117971 196329
Reviewed Jan. 1, 2014

"This had good flavor. This reminds me of a carnitas recipe that my family actually prefers."

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leahbelk1 User ID: 7390343 119374
Reviewed Dec. 31, 2013

"Made this a few weeks ago and YUM! We loved it. The leftovers were even better! Planning on making again this week for family coming to town."

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DesiraeLo User ID: 7359578 195659
Reviewed Dec. 5, 2013

"Prepared this dish for dinner last night, overall the flavors were good, but you definitely need to add more salt. It turns out bland with the recommended serving. Overall though it was pretty good."

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gypsymal User ID: 1286377 182333
Reviewed Nov. 30, 2013

"I made this last night and it was superb. will definitely make it again."

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Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.