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Carne Guisada
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A Tex-Mex dish of pork cooked in a spicy Mexican style gravy.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 4 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 289.0
Total Carbs 13.1 g
Dietary Fiber 3.2 g
Sugars 8.7 g
Total Fat 6.2 g
Saturated Fat 1.9 g
Unsaturated Fat 1.2 g
Potassium 893.9 mg
Protein 42.1 g
Sodium 124.4 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1/2 Fat , 2 1/2 Vegetables , 4 Meat , 4 Starch , 5 Lean Meat
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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0 1/2 tbsp  Shortening, vegetable
1 1/2 lb  Pork, tenderloin, lean, raw
1 each  medium onions
14 1/2 oz  Tomatoes, stewed, unsalted, canned
2 each  whole jalapeno pepper
2 each  fresh tomatoes
0 1/2 tsp  ground cumin
1 each  medium garlic cloves
1 pinch  salt and pepper
  1. Melt the shortening in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the meat and brown well on all sides.
  2. Add the onions and saute for 5 minutes, or until tender.
  3. Add the canned tomatoes, jalapeno chile peppers, fresh tomatoes, cumin, garlic, and salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 30 minutes to 1 hour, or until meat is tender. (If mixture is too thick, add water as needed. Or if mixture is too thin, combine some cornstarch and water and add to thicken.)

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