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Estofado con Papas ~ Potato Stew

Estofado con Papas ~ Potato Stew

David Taylor
Dazzle your family with this spectacular and simple beef stew with potatoes. A stew that combines the flavors of red wine, mashed potatoes and aromatic herbs, you will love it!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Guatemalan
Servings 10 people
Calories 350 kcal


  • 1 lb beef cubed
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 1 bell pepper sliced
  • 2 potatoes diced
  • cups tomatoes diced
  • flour as needed
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
  • 1 branch thyme
  • 1 cup wine or beer optional, but highly recommended


  • Coat the meat through flour, season, and braze the meat in a pot.
  • Add the vegetables and cover, cook for a few minutes.
  • Add the wine or beer and scrape the bottom of the pot, to integrate the parts that stick to the bottom of the pot, let the alcohol evaporate.
  • Add the tomato and cook for an additional 10 minutes.
  • Fill the pot with water, add herbs and cook until the meat is very soft and the texture of the stew is correct (it is not a soup).
  • Season and serve with rice and tortillas.