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Puerto Rican Beef Stew

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"A slow cooked beef stew called "carne guisada" is full of Puerto Rican flavor."
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4 h 25 m servings 355
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Mix flour, salt, and pepper together in a freezer-size plastic bag. Add beef and shake, coating evenly.
  2. Heat enough olive oil to cover the bottom of a large skillet over medium-low heat. Stir in sugar and cook until it turns golden, about 5 minutes. Add meat and cook until browned on all sides, 5 to 7 minutes. Transfer browned beef to the bottom of a slow cooker.
  3. Stir carrots, potatoes, water, tomato sauce, wine, olives, sofrito, sazon, adobo seasoning, soy sauce, and Worcestershire sauce into the slow cooker.
  4. Cover and cook until meat is no longer pink and vegetables are tender, on High 4 to 6 hours, or Low for 8 to 10 hours.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 355 calories; 18.4 24.8 21.7 63 1318 Full nutrition

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11.6.19 I scaled this recipe down to 6 servings, and it was cooked in 3-1/2 hours using the slow cooker function on high on my Instant Pot®. Followed the recipe to the letter with the excepti...