soup mexican dish


120 min

�Estofado� Soup

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120 min


6 persons




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Author: Monica Feluchi

Looking for a unique soup recipe that will differ from all those you have tasted before? If so, then try cooking this “Estofado” soup! This is the traditional Mexican dish, which enjoys worldwide popularity these days. The cooking process may take some time, but the result will certainly exceed your expectations!


  • beef : 1 kg
  • onion : 1 piece (big)
  • garlic : 4 clove
  • tomatoes : 5 piece (big)
  • oil : 4 Tbsp
  • wine vinegar : 3 Tbsp
  • salt : 1 pinch
  • black pepper : 1 pinch
  • oregano : 1 pinch
  • carrots : 3 piece (big)
  • potato : 3 piece (big)
  • fennel : 1 bunch (can be replaced with parsley)

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Stages of cooking

  1. Crush out the juice from tomatoes first. I have used 5 big tomatoes. As a result, I’ve got 500 ml of fresh juice

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  2. Wash the beef, dry it and cut into pieces around 3*3 cm each. If you don’t have beef at hand, you can replace it with pork

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  3.  Peel and chop onion and garlic


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  4. Take a deep pot, pour tomato juice inside, add meat, onion and garlic. Then add oil and wine vinegar. Wait until the soup boils, adjust small fire, cover the pot with a lid and keep boiling for about 1.5 hours

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  5. Add salt, pepper and oregano


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  6. Wash and peel the potatoes and carrots. Chop them into large cubes and add to the soup. Boil for about 15-20 minutes

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  7. That’s it! Your “Estofado” soup is now ready! Serve hot with fennel or parsley.  Bon appétit!

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