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For those visiting Mexico, one of the most interesting destinations is »el mercado« or the market. It is the central part of Mexican lifestyle, a gathering place, enriched with various ingredients used in Mexican cuisine.


1 beefsteak (1kg)
50 g pancetta
100 g carrot, sliced very thin
3 tablespoons oil
2 garlic cloves, sliced thinly
100 g onion, cut in quarters
100 ml water
2 teaspoons Vegeta Gourmet Stock Powder
2 tablespoons vinegar

Preparation For this recipe you only need imagination!

Medium complexity 6 Persons90 min

  • 1 Separate the beef steak from excess fat and veins.
  • 2 Cut the pancetta in small, thin pieces, suitable for stuffing.
  • 3 Make small cuts in the meat, and fill in with the carrot and pancetta, alternating.
  • 4 Cook the meat in hot oil, turning so it cooks evenly on all sides.
  • 5 To the meat add water, garlic, onion, Vegeta Gourmet Stock Powder, vinegar, salt and pepper.
  • 6 Cook on low heat, covered roughly for 1 hour. Turn the meat occasionally and add more water, if needed.
  • 7 Let the meat cool, before you slice in to thin slices.


This Mexican style meal can be served on special occasions as a cold entree.


Serve with steamed vegetables.

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