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Fried Beef, Onions, and Peppers with Moros (Rice/Black Beans)

Fried Beef, Onions, and Peppers with Moros (Rice/Black Beans)
Servings:
4
Total Time:
about 1 hour
Active Time:
25 minutes

Cooking Sequence

  • Prepare beef and begin to simmer (10 minutes)
  • Simmer beef for 40 minutes, then prepare rice recipe (40 minutes)
  • Complete beef and serve (15 minutes)

Fried Beef, Onions, and Peppers

Ingredients

1 lime, for zest/juice
2 lb flank steak (or chuck roast)
4 cups water
2 cups unsalted beef stock (or broth)
3 tablespoons sofrito, divided
2 tablespoons ground cumin, divided
1 tablespoon olive oil
12 oz fajita vegetable mix (fresh sliced bell peppers, onions)
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper

Prep

  • Zest lime (2 teaspoons); squeeze for juice (1 tablespoon).
  • Cut steak across the grain into 2-inch-wide strips; place in large stockpot (wash hands).

Steps

  1. Add to steak: water, stock, 2 tablespoons sofrito, and 1 tablespoon cumin. Bring to a boil on high. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 45–50 minutes or until beef is tender and 165°F.
  2. Discard liquid; shred meat using two forks.
  3. Preheat large sauté pan on medium-high 2–3 minutes. Place oil in pan, then add fajita mix; cook and stir 2–3 minutes or until peppers begin to soften.
  4. Add beef, remaining 1 tablespoon sofrito, and remaining 1 tablespoon cumin; cook and stir 2–3 minutes or until beef begins to get browned and crispy. Add lime juice/zest, salt, and pepper; serve.

Moros (Rice and Black Beans)

Ingredients

1 small sweet onion, coarsely chopped
1 lime, for zest/juice
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 cup long grain rice
1 1/2 cups unsalted beef stock
1 tablespoon sofrito
1 can reduced-sodium black beans (15–16 oz), undrained
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper

Prep

  • Chop onion.
  • Zest lime (2 teaspoons); squeeze for juice (1 tablespoon).

Steps

  1. Preheat medium saucepan on medium 2–3 minutes. Place oil in pan, then add onion and rice; cook 2–3 minutes or until onions begin to soften.
  2. Add stock and sofrito, then reduce heat to medium-low; simmer 15–17 minutes or until rice is tender.
  3. Stir in remaining ingredients (including lime juice/zest); serve.

Aprons Advice

  • Complete your meal with plantains (maduros), a Caesar salad, Cuban bread, and flan for dessert.
  • Place the fried beef recipe on a hoagie roll to make a Latin-style sandwich.

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Fried Beef, Onions, and Peppers

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 380kcal; FAT 17.00g; SAT FAT 6.00g; TRANS FAT 0.00g; CHOL 130mg; SODIUM 280mg; CARB 8g; FIBER 2.00g; SUGARS 3g; PROTEIN 47g; CALC 4%; VIT A 15%; VIT C 90%; IRON 25%

Moros (Rice and Black Beans)

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 310kcal; FAT 4.50g; SAT FAT 0.50g; TRANS FAT 0.00g; CHOL 0mg; SODIUM 370mg; CARB 60g; FIBER 6.00g; SUGARS 2g; PROTEIN 11g; CALC 8%; VIT A 0%; VIT C 4%; IRON 25%

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