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Patasca

References:

  • Servings- 3-4
  • Preparation Time- 1 hour

Ingredients:

  • 2lb of white corn kernels
  • 1 large onion (prepare the onion by chopping it)
  • 4 garlic cloves (prepare the cloves by crusing them)
  • 2 tablespoons of aji panca. (aji needs to be grounded)
  • 2 tablespoons of aji mirasol (aji needs to be grounded)
  • 1 teaspoon of oregano
  • 2 liters of beef broth
  • 2 lbs of chopped meat/beef
  • 1 teaspoon of cumin
  • ¼ lb of wheat (wheat needs to be prepared by cooking)
  • 1lb of mondongo (mondongo neds to be cooked and then chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons of parsley (parsley needs to be prepared by chopping it)
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Vegetable Oil

Preparation Instrutions:

  • Wash and soak the corn kernels.
  • Then cook the kernels in boiling water until they are tender (do not put salt in the water)
  • In a pan, over medium heat place some oil. Once the oil is heated up add the chopped onion and minced garlic. Saute the two for 4-5 minutes and then add the aji panca along with the aji mirasol, oregano, cumin and salt and pepper. Continue to sauté all of the ingredients for two more minutes.
  • Pour the beef broth into the pan with the rest of the ingredients you just sautéed.
  • When the broth comes to a boil add the meat and continue to stew with the pot covered until the meat is nice and tender.
  • Add the kernels along with the wheat and mondongo. Continue to cook for 20 minutes and add the chopped parsley.
  • Serve the dish hot in bowls with either a side of bread or a potato.