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Ajiaco Cubano / Cuban Extra-stocky Winter Stew Recipe

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This recipe for Ajiaco Cubano / Cuban Extra-stocky Winter Stew, by , is from Family and Food, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Elys Mattar
Added: Friday, May 25, 2007


4 large chopped onions
2 chopped green bell peppers
8 crushed garlic cloves
1-1/2 teaspoons salt or more, to taste
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon oregano
5 ripe chopped tomatoes
3 bay leaves
1 cup boniato chunks
1 cup calabaza (pumpkin) chunks
1 cup malanga chunks
1 cup yuca chunks
4 ears fresh sweet corn cut into 4 pieces each
2 green plantains sliced into 2" pieces
2 ripe plantains sliced into 2" pieces
Juice of 1 whole lime
1 lb of lean Pork meat cut in cubes
1 lean skirt steak, cut into small pieces

Over medium heat brown pork, then skirt steak pieces. Put browned meats aside. In large pot, sauté onions and green peppers in drippings till soft. Add garlic. Saute 30 seconds. Add rest of ingredients and fill pot with water. Bring to a boil. Lower heat. Simmer stew on low heat 3 hours.

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