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Salvadoran Beef Patties

EL MEJOR NIDO
Salvadoran Beef Patties
Level
Easy
Prep 
15 min
Cook 
30 min
Servings
10 servings, 2 patties per serving
  • These two-bite sized patties are flavorful, juicy and kid-friendly. Serve them with a side of rice or green salad for a complete meal.
Key Ingredients

Ingredients

Make It

Step 1
Combine ground beef, ½ cup onion, ½ cup chopped tomato, bell pepper, 3 tablespoons flour, eggs, coffee granules, 1 teaspoon bouillon and black pepper in a large bowl.
Step 2
Mix ingredients with hands until thoroughly combined. Shape into twenty 2-inch patties.
Step 3
Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Brown patties on each side for about 4 minutes; turn and cook for an additional 4 minutes. Remove patties from skillet; place on a large platter and cover lightly. Reserve drippings in skillet.
Step 4
Return skillet with drippings back to stove over medium heat.
Step 5
Add remaining ½ cup onion, remaining ½ cup tomato, remaining 1 tablespoon flour, remaining 2 teaspoons bouillon and cilantro; cook, stirring rapidly, for 2 minutes. Add water and tomato sauce and cook until mixture begins to boil.
Step 6
Return beef patties to tomato sauce. Cover; cook for 15 minutes.

Recipe Notes

Tip
As an alternative, patties can be made into meatballs.

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