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Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Conchitas con Carne (Mexican Hamburger and Shells)

1lb ground sirloin

2 cups uncooked shells
4 oz tomato sauce
1/4 small onion chopped
1/4 bell pepper sliced
4-5 cups water
1 beef bullion cube
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp chili powder
1 tsp paprika
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper (optional)
1 tsp garlic powder
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper

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Brown beef over medium heat in Dutch oven drain add shells and stir it around a bit let them fry a little with the beef add all remaining seasoning with onions and bell pepper  then add tomato sauce and stir  , (make sure you break up the bullion cube up and stir it around as it dissolves with the heat) cover with water and simmer for 5 min then cover and simmer  for about 10 min until shells are tender and serve.






4 comments:

Marissa said...

I remember this dish from my grandmas home!!! what sweet memories! this looks easy to make I will try it ASAP! is the sirloin like ground beef? and do I drain fat out?

Thanks for sharing!

Sylvia Barrera-Hackbarth said...

Thank you for the comment,Yes sirloin is ground beef,it has a lower fat content so healthier. usually you will not have a lot of fat to drain, so I just sop it up with a towel .

Marissa said...

Thanks so much!....I plan on making this today!....

Unknown said...

I make this all the time but i add cilantro and sqeeze fresh lime in my bowl once served its delish love this its sort of a comfort food

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