Bacon slices chopped Chuck roast cut Salt Pepper Onion Garlic Tomatillos Serrano peppers Cilantro Water Beef bouillon Cooked pinto beans Lime wedges Radishes
In a large pot, cook the bacon. Then, remove the cooked bacon from the pot and set aside.
Season the beef with salt and pepper. Then, cook it in the bacon fat. Don't brown the beef, simply let the beef juices release.
Meanwhile, add the onion, garlic, tomatillos, serrano chiles, cilantro and water to a blender and blend until smooth.
Return half of the bacon to the pot, leave half the bacon for garnish.
Add the tomatillo sauce from the blender. The sauce will be bright green, but it will change colors once it is cooked.
Add water and the beef broth. You can swap it out for salt or beef broth. Stir, cover and cook.
This recipe is served in a big bowl with beans and topped with cilantro. Some people will add radishes, or lime, or both. Tortillas are a must when eating this dish. Provecho!