Classic Carbonada Criolla Recipe

Classic Carbonada Criolla
submitted by bahuja2001 at


Cooking Time1 Hr 40 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4
MethodMain Ingredient


 Oil1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Carrot1 , sliced
 Onion1 , chopped
 Warm water/Stock3⁄4 Pint
 Garlic2 Clove (10 gm), chopped
 Pumpkin1 , diced
 Tomatoes2 , peeled
 Corn cob1
 Boned stewing beef1 Pound, cut 1 inch dices
 Potato1 , diced
 Thyme1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Peas1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Butter4 Ounce
 Dried peaches/2 fresh4
 Plum1 , peeled and chopped
 Apple1 , peeled and sliced


1) In a pan, heat oil and saute onion and garlic, until browned.
2) Stir in the meat, tomatoes and herbs, and cook for about 10 minutes.
3) Put in butter, maize, carrot and stock.
4) Simmer for about 1 hour until the meat is just done.
5) Mix in pumpkin, peas, potato, peaches and diced fruit.
6) Put the lid saucepan and simmer for another half-an-hour, check once if the meat mixture is too dry add more stock.

7) Serve hot garnished with chopped parsley, with hot rice or mash potatoes.