Carne Mechada (Venezuelan Shredded Beef)
Traditional Venezuelan carne mechada is tender, juicy and packed with spices. Make a big batch in the slow cooker or Dutch oven and enjoy!
1 tbsp RawSpiceBar's freshly ground chili powder, ground cumin and Mexican oregano or taco seasoning
1 lb flank or skirt steak
6 cups beef broth
Salt and pepper to taste
4 tablespoons olive oil
1 onion, diced
1 green pepper, diced
3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
2 tbsp tomato paste
14 oz canned tomatoes
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1. In a Dutch oven, add oil over medium high heat. Add onions and cook until translucent, 5-6 minutes. Add garlic, spices and cook, another 3-4 minutes. Add meat, salt and pepper and brown, breaking into pieces and cook until browned on all sides, 8-10 minutes.