Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Beef and Cactus Stew

Always wash your hands after touching chilis!

What You Need:

  • 2 lbs beef steak

  • 2 Tbsp olive oil

  • 1 medium yellow onion

  • 4 fresh jalapeƱo chilies

  • 2 chipotle chilies

  • 2 medium red tomatoes

  • 4 green tomatoes

  • 4 garlic cloves

  • 1 tsp dried oregano

  • 1 tsp ground black pepper

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 1 cup canned cactus pieces


Cut beef into 1" pieces. Place beef in large frying pan with the olive oil. Heat to medium temp. Cook until brown on all sides.
Take the skin off of the onion, cut onion into 1" pieces. Mince the garlic after removing the skin. Drain the can of cactus and cut into 1" pieces. Remove the seeds and stems from chilies and cut into 1/4 inch pieces. Cut red and green tomatoes into 1" pieces.
Add all ingredients to beef and reduce the heat to low. Cover and cook for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
Serve with cornbread.

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