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March 9, 2020

 Roasted Poblano Cream sauce with a kick, perfect topping for tacos, tostadas, and more! Super creamy, loaded with flavor and easy to make.

Spicy Poblano Cream Sauce with serrano pepper

 Roasted poblanos, a serrano chile, Mexican sour cream, and have a topping that will tantalize your taste buds.

Spicy Poblano Cream sauce is the perfect summertime condiment. This sauce imparts a delectable spicy creamy flavor to enhance anything that comes off the BBQ grill.  Poblano cream sauce can be made a few days before any weekend grilling, it will last in the refrigerator up to 2 weeks.

Hamburger with Poblano Cream Sauce and fries.
Hamburger with a layer of Poblano Cream sauce

Roasting Poblanos and Serrano peppers:

Set them onto a baking sheet, and bake them at 350° F  for 20-30 minutes, or until the skins char and bubble. Poblanos and serrano peppers can also be cut in half, remove the seeds, and placed in the oven to roast.

    Place chile peppers into the blender, add remaining ingredients in blender or food processor

      Blend for 2 minutes, or until well blended and creamy

      Spicy Poblano Cream Sauce is great on these dishes...
      • on Chimichangas
      • Shrimp Tacos
      • on Tostadas
      • Barbacoa Rice Bowls
      • on Barbecued Chicken

      Tacos with Poblano Cream Sauce
      Soft Tacos topped with Poblano Cream Sauce & hot sauce.


      March 4, 2020

      Carne Guisada is a traditional Mexican beef stew kicked up with cumin, chili powder, jalapeño, and potatoesCarne Guisada, which translates to “stewed meat,” is a slow-simmered mouth-watering dish.

      Carne Guisada in blue bowl

       Every Mexican household has a version of this recipe, some made with pork or chicken, but I love my Mom's version, accompanied by rice and beans, simple but delicious. This recipe whips up pretty quickly once stew meat is cooked, adding remaining ingredients will have your meal ready in less than 30 minutes.

      How to make Carne Guisada

       The basic ingredients for Carne Guisada are the meat, tomatoes, onions, peppers, and seasonings. Different recipe versions add carrots, green bell peppers, tomato sauce, and vinegar, all are scrumptious.

       In this recipe, chunks of lean beef are simmered with fresh tomatoes, bell pepper, onion, garlic, and Mexican seasonings to make rich spicy gravy.

        Sauteed onions with stew meat

        Add oil to a large skillet and saute meat and onions

        Add tomatoes to meat and onion mixture, cook for 5 minutes. Then, mash tomatoes in the skillet, this will help create a gravy.

              Add broth, potatoes, cilantro, bell pepper, jalapeño, and spices to meat on medium-high heat for 10 minutes. Lower heat, cover, and simmer for 20 minutes or until potatoes and beef are tender.

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              How to serve Carne Guisada

              Carne Guisada can be served with rice, beans, and flour tortillas. 

              Carne Guisada can also be a great filling for a burrito, taco, or in a Chile Relleno.

              Carne Guisada | The Busy Abuelita


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