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Beef Morcon Recipe


Estimated cooking time: 2 to 3 hours.


Morcon Ingredients:

  • 1 kilo beef, sliced 1/4 inch thick (3 pcs.)

  • 1/4 kilo ground beef liver

  • 200 grams sliced sausages or ham

  • 200 grams pork fat (cut is strips)

  • 3 hard boiled eggs, sliced

  • 100 grams cheddar cheese in strips

  • 100 grams grated cheddar cheese

  • 2 onions, chopped

  • 5 bay leaf (laurel)

  • 1/2 teaspoon of ground black pepper

  • 1/2 cup vinegar

  • 2 teaspoon salt

  • 2 cups of water

  • 2 meters thread or string (for tying)

Beef Morcon Cooking Instructions:

  • Spread and stretch the sliced beef on your working table.

  • Arrange the filling on the sliced beef: sausage strips, cheese strips, sliced eggs, pork fat and some ground liver.

  • Roll the sliced beef with all the filling inside and secure with a thread or string.

  • Repeat the procedure for the two remaining beef slices.

  • On a pot, place the beef rolls and put the water, the remaining ground liver, grated cheese, chopped onions, bay leaves, ground black pepper and salt.

  • Cover the pot and bring to a boil. Simmer for one hour.

  • Add the vinegar and continue to simmer of another hour or until beef is tender.

  • Slice the beef morcon, arrange on a platter and top with the sauce/ gravy poured on top.

Cooking Tips:

  • A spoon or two of flour can be added to water to thicken the sauce.

  • Instead of boiling in a pot, you can use a pressure cooker for faster cooking.

  • Optional: Garnish with olives before serving.

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