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Beef Mechado Easy Recipe

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How to cook Beef Mechado


Beef Mechado is a Filipino dish, sometimes spelled mitsado or metsado in Tagalog language. It is the equivalent of Beef Stew in America. Mechado is one of the favorite dishes among Filipino families as part of weekly menu or on occasion and gatherings. Aside from beef, other meat like pork and chicken can be substituted for it.


Ingredients:

1 kilo of beef, cubed
2 onions, chopped
3 tomatoes, chopped
1 can of tomato sauce
1 bay leaf
4 potatoes, quartered
1 tbsp soy sauce
½ cup of water
salt


Cooking Directions:

  • Cut the beef into 1 inch cube.
  • In a casserole, combine the beef, bay leaf, chopped onions and tomatoes, soy sauce, tomato sauce, and water.
  • Boil until beef is tender.
  • Put in the potatoes. Wait till the potatoes are cooked.
  • Add salt to taste.


Comments

Dee on January 08, 2020:

Hi, I made this tonight for dinner! It's really good! I made white buttered rice with it, and it went well! when I get better, I'll make Filipino rice, someone told me it goes with this. can u tell me what type of rice that is. never knew there was any other Asian rice then Chinese. My ignorance-lol...

jojo mayor on August 05, 2011:

ok naman po ang mechado... na pagkain ngayon pinagmamalaki qu na sya sa lahat hehehe

jojo mayor on August 05, 2011:

ok naman po ang mechado... na pagkain ngayon pinagmamalaki qu na sya sa lahat hehehe

iamdishlover on June 22, 2011:

WOW!! thanks for these easy recipe, this is one of my favorite dishes, and you had just revealed the recipes.

Thanks jill.

dyesebel10 (author) from USA on July 12, 2009:

It's also my favorite dish. Thanks Jill.

jill of alltrades from Philippines on July 08, 2009:

Hmmm...yummy! I love beef mechado.

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