Beef Asado is rich in flavor due to the slow cooking of the beef with all the ingredients.
The beef can be cooked to tenderness a day before, so you can skim off the fat. Do not use pressure cooker for this dish. This is a very versatile dish. It can be served with rice, bread or boiled potatoes.
1 kg. beef, cut into desired pieces
1 big onion, peeled and cut into cubes
2 potatoes, pared and divided into 6
1 tsp. black pepper
1/2 head garlic
2-1/2 tbsp. cooking oil
1-1/2 cups native vinegar
1 tsp. salt
1 pc. bay leaf
2 small red/green pepper, cut into slices
2 tbsps. soy sauce
2 tomatoes, cut into small pieces
2 tbsps. achuete juice
1. Place the meat in a saucepan and add vinegar, pepper, 1/2 of garlic, salt, bay leaf and soy. sauce. Allow it to boil for 5 minutes.
2. Add 2 cups water and let boil until meat is tender. Fry the potatoes until golden brown, then set aside. Saute garlic, onions and tomatoes; then, add Inept mixture, potatoes and red/green pepper.
3. Add the actuate juice to the mixture and cook until done. Serve hot. Good for 6 persons.