By Nicole Newman | Jan 29, 2020


Strong female characters

With a filmography that spans nearly 40 years, Almodo has always been consistent with his memorable, outspoken, and nuanced female leads.


Thick cuts of meat stewed until tender in a rich gravy served with rice and beans and plenty of flour tortillas carne guisada is pure comfort.



– 3 lbs. Sirloin – 2 Tbsp. olive oil – 4 Tbsp. flour – ¾ cup water – 1 clove garlic mashed – 1 tsp. ground cumin – ½ tsp. chili powder – Salt and pepper to taste – 1 can 11 oz. beef broth (50% less sodium) – 8 to 10 flour tortillas warmed – Sour cream cheese and pico de gallo (optional)


Cut beef into ¾-inch cubes. In large nonstick skillet or stock pot, sauté beef until brown, over MEDIUM heat. Add oil and flour and toss with beef until flour is brown. Add water and spices, stirring well.


Add beef broth and reduce heat to MEDIUM-LOSimmer approximately 30 minutes until beef is tender. (If sauce seems too thin, add a bit more flour to desired consistency.)


Spoon Carne Guisada into warm flour tortillas. Garnish with sour cream, cheese and pico de gallo, as desired.




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