Carne en Su Jugo (Meat in its Juices) Recipe

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Carne en su jugo is an easy Mexican comfort food. This classic dish always puts a smile on my family's face. The combination of smoky bacon, beans and an amazing rich brown broth, is hearty and satisfying.
Dinner
Mexican
11
ingredients
8
steps
90
minutes
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Ingredients

Servings:
6
1
28 ounce can of tomatillos
1/2 cup(s)
cilantro stems and leaves, plus more for garnish
4
garlic cloves
1/2 lb
bacon, chopped
1 lb
sirloin, cubed
salt, to taste
1
14.5 ounce can of pinto beans, rinsed and drained
3
limes, cut into wedges
1
sour cream, to serve
diced onions, to serve
10
tortillas, to serve

Directions 8 steps | 90 Minutes

Step 1

In the bowl of a food processor, blend the tomatillos until smooth. 

Step 2

Strain with a fine mesh strainer to remove the seeds. Return one cup of the tomatillo puree back to the food processor and reserve the rest. 

Step 3

Add the garlic cloves and the cilantro back to the food processor and blend until smooth. Set aside. 

Step 4

In a large Dutch oven over medium heat, brown the chopped bacon.

Step 5

Add the cubed sirloin and cook in the bacon grease until browned on all sides. 

Step 6

Add the reserved tomatillo puree and the garlic cilantro sauce to the Dutch oven. Stir until combined. Season with salt to taste. 

Step 7

Stir in the pinto beans and bring the mixture to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until the beef is tender, about 1 hour.

Step 8

Ladle the carne en su jugo into bowls and serve with fresh lime, sour cream, diced onion and cilantro as garnish. Heat the tortillas and serve with carne en su jugo. Enjoy!

Nutrition Per Serving
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CALORIES
540
FAT
29 g
PROTEIN
28.6 g
CARBS
44.2 g

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Sam N.

Sam

14 Jul 2022

Great recipe and great video!

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