Olla de Carne Recipe | Receta Olla de Carne
Olla de carne means "pot of meat" in Spanish. A Tico comfort food at its best.
Olla de carne is typically served family style along with white rice and Salsa Lizano, the pride and joy of Costa Ricans.
After about 45 minutes, the meat will begin to soften, lower the heat to low and simmer for about 3 hours.
After 1 hour of cooking, add the cassava, taro, carrots and corn.
After 2 hours of cooking, add the potatoes, plantains and sweet potatoes. Add boiling water if necessary, liquid must always be covering the meat and vegetables.
Cover and cook until vegetables and roots are cooked.
Serve hot with broth, white rice, hot sauce, chopped cilantro and Salsa Lizano.