Machaca!

I don’t know how many people have heard of Machaca but essentially it is dried meat, usually beef that is then rehydrated. It’s a very common dish in Mexican cuisine. I grew up eating it mostly in the burrito form or as you’ll see below scrambled with eggs!

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Machaca:

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  • 2 1/2 cups of dried meat (this happens to be dried beef)
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4 cup of vegetable oil
  • 1 onion finely diced
  • 2 roma tomatoes finely diced
  • 1 can of diced green chilis (you’ll see a picture later)

Cooking:

In a big pan add the vegetable oil and heat until you see ripples in the oil. Add the onions and sauté until lightly browned.

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Add the dried beef.

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You’ll start to see it rehydrating and then starting to brown.

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Add the egg.

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Once the egg is scrambled and mixed in add the green chilis and tomatoes.

Then just cook until everything is combined. Serve on a tortilla with salsa drizzled on top.

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Machaca:

  • 2 1/2 cups of dried meat (this happens to be dried beef)
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/4 cup of vegetable oil
  • 1 onion finely diced
  • 2 roma tomatoes finely diced
  • 1 can of diced green chilis (you’ll see a picture later)

Cooking:

In a big pan add the vegetable oil and heat until you see ripples in the oil. Add the onions and sauté until lightly browned. Add the dried beef. You’ll start to see it rehydrating and then starting to brown. Add the egg. Once the egg is scrambled and mixed in add the green chilis and tomatoes. Then just cook until everything is combined. Serve on a tortilla with salsa drizzled on top.

Buen Provecho! 

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