Instant Pot Carne Guisada

Carne Guisada has always been one of my favorite dishes to order at a Mexican restaurant, so I made my own version for the Instant Pot! It turned out fantastic and tastes absolutely authentic!

Carne Guisada

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What Makes This Carne Guisada Recipe So Good

  • Flavorful
  • Fast
  • Family-Friendly
  • Simple
  • Low Carb

Where Can You Find Authentic Carne Guisada?

Carne Guisada is a dish found commonly in Latin America as a staple of comfort food. However, the flavors of this beef stew transcend its origins and you can find delicious versions of it in parts of the United States as well.

What Is Carne Guisada Made Of?

This Mexican beef stew recipe is pretty straight forward. It combines the following ingredients to make one very delicious and satisfying main dish that you and your family are going to love.

  • Beef Stew Meat
  • Onions
  • Red Bell Peppers
  • Tomatoes
  • Herbs and Spices

How To Make Instant Pot Carne Guisada

  1. Blend. Blend together everything but the beef, water, and corn flour.
  2. Place. Place beef cubes into your Instant Pot and cover with the blended veggies.
  3. Add Water. Use the 3/4 cup water to wash out the blender and pour that into your pot.
  4. Pressure Cook. Cook at High Pressure for 20 minutes, and release pressure quickly
  5. Boil. Turn your pot on to Sauté and get the stew on a full boil. If you have a lot of liquid, boil for 5-10 minutes to reduce the liquid.
  6. Thicken. Make a cornstarch slurry (mix the corn flour with some water), and pour it into the boiling stew and stir until it thickens.

How To Make Slow Cooker Carne Guisada

  1. Blend together everything but the beef, water, and corn flour.
  2. Place beef cubes into your slow cooker and cover with the blended veggies.
  3. Use the 3/4 cup water to wash out the blender and pour that into your crockpot.
  4. Cook on high for 3-4 hours or low for 5-6 hours or until the meat is tender.
  5. Make a cornstarch slurry (mix the cornstarch with water), and pour it into the boiling stew and stir until it thickens

What Is The Difference Between Carne Asada And Carne Guisada?

Though they’re both Mexican beef recipes, they vary quite wildly. Carne Asada is typically a skirt steak that has been marinated in lime juice, various Mexican seasonings and cut into long strips. Carne Guisada, on the other hand, is typically made from beef stew meat, has various veggies and is more of a Mexican stew.

Want more exciting recipes that use Beef Stew Meat? Try these delicious beef stew recipes.

Tips and Tricks For Making Carne Guisada

  • Use an immersion blender to blend the vegetables before cooking. It’s easier than picking the meat out.
  • Serve with refried beans or rice if you’re not counting carbs.
  • Make delicious Guisado tacos.

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Carne Guisada

So the next time you’re looking to mix it up on Mexican night, give my Carne Guisada recipe a try! It’s deliciously savory, comforting, and it’s sure to be a hit at the dinner table.

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Carne Guisada

Carne Guisada

Carne Guisada has always been one of my favorite dishes to order at a Mexican restaurant, so I made my own version for the Instant Pot!

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Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 35 minutes

Total Time: 45 minutes

Course: Main Courses

Cuisine: Mexican

Keyword: Carne Guisada, Carne Guisada Recipe, Instant Pot Carne Guisada, Instant Pot Mexican, instant pot mexican recipe, Pressure Cooker Mexican, Two Sleevers

Servings: 6

Calories: 171kcal

Author: Urvashi Pitre

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Ingredients

  • 1 pound (453.59 g) Beef Stew Meat, chopped into large pieces
  • 1/2 (0.5 ) Onion, chopped
  • 1 (1 ) Red Bell Pepper, chopped
  • 2 (2 ) Tomatoes, chopped
  • 3 cloves (3 cloves) Garlic, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon (1 tablespoon) Ground Cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoons (0.5 teaspoons) Dried Oregano
  • 1-2 teaspoons (1 teaspoons) Kosher Salt
  • 1 teaspoon (1 teaspoon) Ground Black Pepper
  • 1 teaspoon (1 teaspoon) Ancho Chile Powder
  • 1 teaspoon (1 teaspoon) Smoked Paprika
  • 3/4 cup (187.5 g) Water
  • 1 tablespoon (1 tablespoon) Corn Flour

Instructions

  • Blend together everything but the beef, water, and corn flour.

  • Place beef cubes into your Instant Pot and cover with the blended veggies.

  • Use the 3/4 cup water to wash out the blender and pour that into your pot.

  • Cook at High Pressure for 20 minutes, and release pressure quickly

  • Turn your pot on to Sauté and get the stew on a full boil. If you have a lot of liquid, boil for 5-10 minutes to reduce the liquid.

  • Make a cornstarch slurry (mix the corn flour with some water), and pour it into the boiling stew and stir until it thickens.

How To Make Slow Cooker Carne Guisada

  1. Blend together everything but the beef, water, and corn flour.
  2. Place beef cubes into your slow cooker and cover with the blended veggies.
  3. Use the 3/4 cup water to wash out the blender and pour that into your crockpot.
  4. Cook on high for 3-4 hours or low for 5-6 hours or until the meat is tender.
  5. Make a cornstarch slurry (mix the cornstarch with water), and pour it into the boiling stew and stir until it thickens

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Nutrition

Calories: 171kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 6g | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g

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Originally Published April 25, 2017

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