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STEPS
INGREDIENTS
Put meat and beef stock in crock pot and cook on low 8-10 hours.

Put meat and beef stock in crock pot and cook on low 8-10 hours.

Remove meat and refrigerate broth over night

Remove meat and refrigerate broth over night

Skim fat off broth and discard

Skim fat off broth and discard

Chop beef and add back to stock in large stock pot.

Chop beef and add back to stock in large stock pot.

Add more stock if needed

Add more stock if needed

De-seed chiles and toast in a pan until aromatic

De-seed chiles and toast in a pan until aromatic

Add all remaining ingredients to stock pan with 2 cups water.

Add all remaining ingredients to stock pan with 2 cups water.

Boil gently until tomato is tender. Remove cinnamon stick and bay leaf

Boil gently until tomato is tender. Remove cinnamon stick and bay leaf

Pur\u00e9e vegetables with chiles

Purée vegetables with chiles

Add chile sauce to stock pot with beef and broth. Simmer for 1 hour.

Add chile sauce to stock pot with beef and broth. Simmer for 1 hour.

Serve with lime, onion and cilantro and your favorite handmade corn tortillas.

  • 10 pounds beef
  • 12 guajillo chiles
  • 12 ancho chiles
  • One head garlic peeled
  • 1 large red onion
  • 6 tomatoes
  • One bunch cilantro (no stems)
  • 1/4 tsp cloves
  • 1 T oregano
  • 1 tsp cinnamon plus cinnamon stick
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 bay leaves
  • FOR GARNISH:
  • 1 cup chopped white onion
  • 1 cup chopped cilantro
  • Limes (quartered)