Lomo a lo Pobre


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Peruvian Kitchen

Peruvian Kitchen

By Morena Cuadra and Morena Escardó

Published 2014

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This poor man’s steak recipe may use humble ingredients, but the amount of food it requires to be made, and its intense flavors, are anything but poor. A hearty tacu tacu (rice and beans) is covered with a breaded steak, fried eggs, and topped with salsa criolla. You will never be hungry when this dish is around.


  • 3 tablespoons + ½ cup vegetable oil
  • cup red onion<


  1. Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a pan and cook the onion and garlic, stirring frequently. Add the ají amarillo paste and oregano.
  2. Add and stir the beans, mashing them with a wooden spoon, or even better, with a potato masher. Season with salt and pepper.
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