Beef ranchero is a delicious one pot meal that can be eaten in all sorts of ways - you can have it as tacos, quesadillas, as a soup, or over rice. I recently went a week and a half without gas in my apartment, so I needed yummy things I could make in an electric pressure cooker. Beef ranchero fit the bill perfectly!

This beef ranchero recipe is really easy and can be cooked on the stovetop as well - so you should definitely give it a try. :D

Step 1: ingredients:

  • 1 to 1 1/2 pounds tri tip sirloin, or other tip sirloin - cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup beef stock
  • a shot of tequila
  • 1 14 oz can tomato sauce OR diced tomatoes with juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 sweet bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • good pinch of oregano
  • salt and pepper for seasoning the beef
  • canola or olive oil
This recipe can be easily scaled up or down. Make sure that whatever beef you use has nice marbling - not too fatty though! You can also add jalapenos if you like. :)

Not into tequila? Add a tablespoon of vinegar. The tequila helps give it a nice tang, though - vinegar gets close but not close enough for me. :D
<p>Look's good enough to eat! As A life long bachelor I have been forced to learn how to cook as it's A 5 mile round trip to the gas station for Slim Jims and beef jerky!</p><p> I like easy , one pot meal's that I can, if necessary, eat out of the pot!</p><p> I have several pressure cooker's that I have collected through the year's ( one of the hazards of buying junk boxes at auction's) and I have found that stainless steel just won't brown meat. Aluminum is better but I cook in cast iron dutch ovens or chicken fryers if I have A choice and as I don't care about time any longer since I retired ( I like to say I have nothing to do and all day to do it!) cast iron work's for me.</p><p> I will try your recipe as soon as I can and thanks much!</p>
This recipe is amazing! Now I'm starving......
&quot; I recently went a week and a half without gas&quot; Amazing!! LOL <br>I would recomend this recipe to anyone with that condition. <br>Tequila an excellent addition to many dishes, or on the side. <br>I may give this one a try, Thanks.
Hahahah, I am a very accomplished adult. :D
This looks awesomely good! I can smell it through the PC! Do you deliver?
That looks so good!
Yum! I'm getting hungry looking at this and I just had a late night snack!
Wow... just WOW!!!! ;-P~
Looks delicious!!!!!! :-)

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