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Mechado Recipe

Classic Beef Mechado tastes better when you use Knorr Beef Cubes. You will definitely come back for more. You’ve got to trust us on this one!
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  • 2 tbsp oil
  • ½ kg. beef, cut into 2-inch cubes
  • 2 pcs. onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 tsp tomato paste
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • ¼ tsp black peppercorns, crushed
  • 1 pc. bay leaf
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 pcs. Knorr Beef Cube
  • 2 pcs. carrots, cut into large cubes
  • 2 pcs. potatoes, cut into large cubes
  • soy sauce, to taste

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

 

Amount per serving

Energy (kcal)

176kcal

Energy (kJ)

735kJ

Protein (g)

3.5g

Carbohydrate incl. fibre (g)

26.7g

Carbohydrate excl. fibre (g)

22.2g

Sugar (g)

7.0g

Fibre (g)

4.5g

Fat (g)

7.1g

Saturated fat (g)

0.8g

Unsaturated fat (g)

5.9g

Monounsaturated fat (g)

1.3g

Polyunsaturated fat (g)

4.6g

Trans fat (g)

0.0g

Cholesterol (mg)

0mg

Sodium (mg)

36mg

Salt (g)

0.09g

Vitamin A (IU)

5393IU

Vitamin C (mg)

26.5mg

Calcium (mg)

44mg

Iron (mg)

1.56mg

Potassium (mg)

737mg

Total

704kcal

2940kJ

13.9g

106.8g

88.7g

28.0g

18.1g

28.3g

3.0g

23.6g

5.4g

18.2g

0.0g

0mg

143mg

0.36g

21574IU

106.0mg

177mg

6.26mg

2947mg


  • 1 Let’s begin by getting our pan nice and hot over high heat. Pour some oil and fry the beef until brown then set this aside.
  • 2 In the same pot, throw in the onion and garlic, then add the tomato paste. Sauté until the vegetables give off a nice aroma and the tomato paste turns dark in color. Pour the tomato sauce next with the peppercorns, bay leaf, and water.
  • 3 Return the beef into the pan and let the sauce simmer until beef is fork tender.
  • 4 Now, throw in the Knorr Beef Cubes and bring the sauce to a boil before adding the carrots and potatoes. Just let this simmer until all ingredients are cooked. Don’t forget to taste and check if the dish needs to be adjusted. Otherwise, this dish is done! You can never have enough of Mechado at home! Make sure you’ve prepared enough rice for you will definitely eat more than usual.