Rich Birria  Consomé

step-by-step recipe

What makes this sauce the best?

It's made with a mixture of savory, sweet, earthy, smoky, and spicy seasonings which bring incredible flavor to every single bite.


boneless chuck roast olive oil guajillo chiles ancho chiles tomatoes onion garlic cinnamon stick bay leaf dried oregano cumin dried thyme salt and black pepper beef broth

Step 1

Heat oil in a pot. When hot, season beef with salt and pepper and add to pot. Sear on all sides.

Step 2

Add half of the onion to the pot and cook two minutes more. Remove from heat and set aside.

Step 3

Add chiles, tomatoes, onion, garlic, cinnamon, and bay leaf to a pot. Pour in water and simmer for 10 minutes.

Step 4

Add remaining seasonings to the sauce pot. Give it a stir and simmer for 10 minutes more.

Step 5

Strain the contents of the pot into a  strainer over a bowl. Remove the bay leaf and cinnamon stick. Place remaining solids into a blender.

Step 6

Add broth from the sauce into the blender, plus beef broth. Whirl until well blended.

Step 7

Place the pot with the beef and onion back on the stove. Pour the contents of the blender over the beef. Simmer, then cover and lower heat. Cook for 2½ to 3 hours.

What to Serve with this sauce?

-Tacos -Steak -Quesadillas


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