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Birria is a traditional Mexican beef stew of which there are many family variations.  This recipe uses beef, bay leaves, guajillo chiles, onion, and garlic.
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    • 1 Kilo (2.2 lbs.) of beef rib in pieces.
    • 6 cloves garlic
    • 1 onion
    • 3 bay leaves
    • 1 pinch cumin
    • guajillo chile as desired
    • salt
    • pepper


Cook the meat with the garlic and onion in enough water to immerse them.

Toast, hollow out and soak the chiles (approximately 5 minutes). Liquefy them in in a food processor or blender along the water they soaked in.

Strain the sauce from the chili into the pot in which the meat is cooking. Add 3 small bay leaves, cumin, salt and pepper. Simmer until the meat is well cooked.
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