Sancocho (Assorted Root-Vegetable)

Servings 10-12

2 pounds short ribs of beef
1/4 pound smoked ham, diced
4 quarts chicken stock or water
1/2 cup basic Recaito
1 cup tomato sauce
1 pound each calabaza (West Indian pumpkin), yautia (taro root), apio name (yam), and
yuca (cassava), peeled and diced in 1-inch cubes
2 medium green plantains, peeled and cut in 2-inch pieces
3 ears fresh corn, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 tablespoon salt
1 tablespoon black pepper
1 quart water  

Boil all content for about an hour.
Puerto Rican Recipes
Sancocho (Assorted Root-Vegetable)