Shredded Dried Beef with Scrambled Eggs

(Machacado con Huevo)

Machacado, from the verb machacar (to pound), describes the shreds of dried beef in this dish.

Shredded Dried Beef with Scrambled Eggs
Machacado, from the verb machacar_(to pound), describes the shreds of dried beef in this dish.
Yield: serves 2

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 12 small white onion, peeled and chopped (optional)
  • 23 cup (about 2 oz.) shredded carne seca (dried beef)
  • 6 eggs
  • Salt and freshly fround black pepper

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a heavy medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add onions (if using) and cook until translucent, about 5 minutes. Add dried beef to skillet and cook, stirring often, for 1-2 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, beat eggs and salt and pepper to taste together in a medium bowl. Add eggs to skillet and cook, stirring frequently, until eggs are set, 1-2 minutes.
  3. Serve with warm flour tortillas and piquin chiles on the side, if you like.