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Beef Caldereta

Submitted by oscarthegrouch 11 June 2009

Serves 6 Best eaten with rice



1 kg stewing beef cut into cubes,water,500g pork liver (optional),1 cup grated cheese,1 can tinned tomatoes,3 tbsp tomato puree,1/2 cup vinegar,1/8 cup demerara sugar,1 red or green pepper- chopped,1 cup pitted black or green olives,extra virgin olive oil,1 chorizo sliced,1 large onion chopped,3 cloves garlic chopped,salt & pepper to taste


1. Put the beef in a large pan with enough water to cover. Cover the pan & bring water to a boil. Lower heat to simmer for an hour.
2. If using liver- broil it until medium rare. Grind or chop it finely.
3. Combine liver, cheese, tinned tomato, tomato puree, vinegar, sugar, salt, pepper, bell pepper and olives. Stir well and set aside
4. In a large pan/skillet heat olive oil & saute onion, garlic and chorizo until onions are soft.
5. Add the liver/tomato mixture and the onion/garlic chorizo into the beef in pan and mix. Simmer for 30 minutes or until sauce thickens and beef is completely tender. Season with salt & pepper to taste

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