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Nicaragua's Indio Viejo literally means "Old Indian", a soup-like dish with vegetables and ground corn, which Nicaraguans traditionally cook for Holy Week.
2 lb (1 Kg) of beef
10 corn tortillas
25 mint leaves (yerbabuena)
4 medium tomatoes
2 medium onions
2 green pepper (chiltomas)
1 garlic clove
1/4 teaspoon of achiote
3 bitter oranges
1- Wash the meat with the bitter orange juice and cook with garlic, onion and green pepper until tender.
2- Turn off the heat and take out the meat, leaving the sauce. Put the tortillas in the soup and when soft, break them into a small pieces.
3- When the meat has cooled off, pull in pieces by hand.
4- In a saucepan lightly fry the tomatoes, onions and green pepper. After 10 min. add meat, soaked tortillas and mint (yerba buena).
5 - Cook on low during 15 minutes, add bitter orange juice tossing gently
Notes: Feeds 6-8 persons
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