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Meal Type: Dinner
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Cook Method: Oven
Difficulty: Medium
Cuisine: Mexican
     Serving Size: 12 - Change
Nutritional Facts
Servings Per Recipe: 12

Amount Per Serving
Calories 379
% Daily Value**
Total Fat 25g
Saturated Fat 9g
Unsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 83mg
Sodium 448mg
Total Carbohydrate 8g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 5g
Protein 29g
Vitamin A  4%Vitamin C  18%
Calcium  2%Iron  20%
Potassium  13%Vitamin E  2%
** Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
*Nutritional Data from USDA SR21 Database. Nutritional information is estimated and may vary.

Carne Mechasa

Recipe Tags: Meat Recipes

Date Added: June 11, 2009


1 Bay Leaf
1/4 Cup Flour
1/4 Cup Brown Sugar
1/4 Cup Red Wine Vinegar
8 Ounces Tomato Sauce
1 Teaspoon Salt coarse
4 Ounces Green Chili Peppers diced
6 Slices Bacon cooked, crumbled
3 Pounds Steak good quality
1 Green Bell Pepper sliced in thin slices
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1. Make a deep horizontal slit in the steak to form a pocket and set aside.

2. Cook the green pepper in salted water for five minutes, drain and set aside.

3. Stuff the steak with the bacon, chiles, and green pepper.

4. Sew pocket shut. In a heavy skillet brown the meat in the reserved bacon drippings, then transfer to a 12x8" baking dish.

5. Combine tomato sauce, sugar, vinegar, salt and bay leaf in the skillet.

6. Heat, stirring constantly, until the sugar dissolves.

7. Pour half of this sauce over the meat, reserving the rest.

8. Cover the baking dish and bake 1 1/2 hours, basting with the pan juices occasionally.

9. When meat is tender remove from oven and transfer meat to a heated platter.

10. Skim any fat from the pan juices, then add water to the juices to make 2 1/4 cups liquid.

11. Put liquid in skillet. Blend reserved sauce with the flour, and stir into the liquid.

12. Cook and stir until thick and bubbly. Spoon sauce over the meat and serve.

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Dietary Notes:
This recipe is a good source of Vitamin C with 18% of your daily recommended intake per serving.
Food Allergy Information:
This recipe contains potential food allergens and will effect people with Wheat, Gluten, Bell Pepper, Tomato, Sulfites, Natural Sweeteners, Hot Pepper, Beef, Vinegar allergies.
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