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Carbonada Criolla - Argentina Meat, Veg, Fruit Stew

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“Beef is the national dish of Argentina. There are huge cattle ranches in Argentina, and the gaucho, or Argentine cowboy, is a well-known symbol of Argentine individualism. Many dishes contain meat, but prepared in different ways. Carbonada is a stew that contains meat, potatoes, sweet potatoes, and chunks of corn on the cob, plus fruit. From FoodinArgentina.com.”
READY IN:
1hr 5mins
SERVES:
6-8
YIELD:
1 cup servings
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oil in heavy pot.
  2. Brown beef in separate batches so that all of it gets cooked. Remove from the pot and set aside.
  3. In that same pot, cook tomatoes, pepper, onion, and garlic until soft.
  4. Add bay leaves, oregano, and chicken stock, and bring to a boil.
  5. Return beef to the pot, and add potatoes and sweet potatoes. Cover and simmer 15 minutes, or until potatoes are almost soft.
  6. Stir in zucchini and corn. Simmer 10 more minutes, or until vegetables are almost soft, then add the peaches and pears.
  7. Cook 5 more minutes.
  8. Serve hot.

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