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Beef pochero


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  • 1 kilo beef short loin
  • 1/2 head garlic, chopped
  • 1 medium size onion, chopped
  • 4 pcs. saba, plantain banana, sliced diagonally
  • 2 medium size potato, skinned, cut into wedges
  • 1 small size carrot, skinned, cut into wedges
  • 1 small bundle, green beans, trimmed
  • 1/2 small cabbage, quartered
  • 1 bundle bok choy, trimmed
  • 1/4 cup patis, fish sauce
  • 1 big can baked beans
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 tsp. peppercorns
  • salt
  • Cooking oil


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Step 1

Cut beef into serving pieces, wash thoroughly. In a sauce pan suttee garlic and onion, add in the beef and stir cook until color changes and start to sizzle. Add in the fish sauce and tomato sauce, stir cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Now add in 2 to 3 cups of water and peppercorns, bring to a boil, and simmer for 30 to 45 minutes or until beef is tender, add more water as necessary. Add in the potato and carrot, simmer for another 3 to 5 minutes or until potato are tender. Add in the banana and the other vegetables, cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until vegetables are just cooked. Season with salt to taste if required. Add in baked beans and cook for another minute, serve hot with a lot of rice

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