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Carne Guisada

Updated: Oct 13, 2022

Beef Stew

This Puerto Rican beef stew was always made at my mom’s home, I always enjoyed it, it's so good and comforting.  The carne guisada it is full of a delicious tender meat, potatoes, carrots and plenty of great latin spices. 

I remember my mom making it on winter times, with some white rice and sweet plantains on the side.

This dish takes time to make but you would not regret making this amazing recipe. It’s so delicious you won’t stop eating it, you can even enjoy this stew meat with rice, salad, or even alone.


1 tbsp of olive oil

2 1/2 lbs chuck or round roast, cut into 1/2" cubes

1 tsp of adobo seasoning

1 tbsp of sofrito

1-2 garlic cloves, minced

1/4 cup medium onion, diced

1/2 cup of mixed red, yellow, orange peppers, diced

1 packet of Sazon with color

1/2 packet of powdered chicken bouillon

1 tsp of white vinegar

1 can tomato sauce

1 1/2 cup of water

1 tsp dried oregano

1 carrot, sliced into thick rings

1 medium red potatoes, diced

1/4 cup of cilantro