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Mexi-Texi Bistec Pedazos on Roasted Corn and Garlic Chipotle-Cilantro Mashers

Prep time 30 mins
Cook time 2 hrs, 40 mins
Yield Makes 6 servings
2006 Cook-Off Finalist. To prevent the beef from sticking to the bottom of the Dutch oven, stir every 20 minutes while simmering.


  • 3 pounds BEEF Boneless Top Sirloin Roast, cut into 2- to 2 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons CRISCO Vegetable Oil
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons MCCORMICK Gourmet Collection Mexican Style Chili Powder
  • 2 teaspoons MCCORMICK Gourmet Collection Mexican Oregano Leaves
  • 2 teaspoons MCCORMICK Gourmet Collection Ground Cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon MCCORMICK Gourmet Collection Chipotle Chile Pepper
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • Roasted Corn and Garlic Chipotle-Cilantro Mashers
  • Sour cream (optional)
  • Chopped cilantro (optional)
  • Garnish: sliced avocado

How to Make It

  1. Sprinkle roast evenly with 1/2 tsp. salt and 1/2 tsp. black pepper. Brown roast on all sides in hot oil in a Dutch oven over high heat.

  2. Stir together flour, next 4 ingredients, and remaining 1 tsp. salt in a large bowl. Whisk in 1 cup warm water until smooth.

  3. Add 2 cups beef broth to Dutch oven. Stir in flour mixture. Bring to a boil over high heat; cover tightly, reduce heat to low, and simmer 2 hours to 2 hours and 30 minutes or until meat is tender, stirring every 20 minutes.

  4. Divide Roasted Corn and Garlic Chipotle-Cilantro Mashers evenly among 6 serving plates. Arrange roast equally on top of Mashers, and top with gravy mixture. Dollop each serving with sour cream, and sprinkle with chopped cilantro, if desired. Garnish, if desired.