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Food and Recipe Ampalaya Con Carne

Discussion in 'Lifestyle & Healthy Living' started by Jeanh, Sep 23, 2015.

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    • 2 cups beef cubes (boiled until tender)
    • 1 1/2 cups beef broth
    • 5 cloves garlic (minced)
    • 1/2 tsp minced ginger
    • 1 medium onion (chopped)
    • 1 medium red tomatoes (cut into quarters)
    • 2 tbsp olive oil
    • 1 large Ampalaya (sliced into thin pieces)
    • 1/2 cup soy sauce
    • 1 cup water
    • 1/2 tsp black pepper granules
    • 2 tsp cornstarch

    (To lessen the bitterness, get rid of the seeds and the white lining beneath it then soak it in water.)

    1. Boil beef cubes until tender. Drain the meat and set aside 1 1/2 cups of beef broth.
    2. Mix soy sauce, water, cornstarch and black pepper granules then set aside.
    3. Saute garlic in olive oil until medium brown.
    4. Add onion and tomatoes, stir for a few seconds.
    5. Add beef cubes and stir for a few seconds.
    6. Add bitter gourd or ampalaya.
    7. Add beef broth and simmer for 30 seconds or if vegetable is at least half- cooked.
    8. Shift to low fire then add soy sauce mixture and stir evenly.
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