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Fiesta Beef Bowls Recipe

Fiesta Beef Bowls Recipe

This easy entree will knock your socks off. Zesty ingredients turn round steak into a phenomenal meal-in-one. Deborah Linn - Valdez, Alaska
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Cook: 8-1/2 hours YIELD:6 servings


  • 1-1/2 pounds boneless beef top round steak
  • 1 can (10 ounces) diced tomatoes and green chilies
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) pinto beans, rinsed and drained
  • 3 cups hot cooked rice
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 6 tablespoons sliced ripe olives
  • 6 tablespoons thinly sliced green onions
  • 6 tablespoons guacamole


  • 1. Place round steak in a 3-qt. slow cooker. In a small bowl, combine the tomatoes, onion, garlic and seasonings; pour over steak. Cover and cook on low for 8-9 hours or until meat is tender.
  • 2. Remove meat from slow cooker. Add beans to tomato mixture. Cover and cook on high for 30 minutes or until beans are heated through. When cool enough to handle, slice meat. In individual bowls, layer the rice, meat and bean mixture. Top with cheese, olives, onions and guacamole. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 460 calories, 11g fat (4g saturated fat), 74mg cholesterol, 720mg sodium, 52g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 9g fiber), 38g protein.

Reviews for Fiesta Beef Bowls

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Trosie74 User ID: 8453351 229729
Reviewed Jul. 18, 2015

"Love! It's so easy and delicious! I have tweaked it to make it my own by using black beans & pinto and replaced pepper with fajita seasoning. The rice is also good with some cilantro & lime."

parksalot User ID: 6931501 218987
Reviewed Jan. 27, 2015

"I've made the several times. Super easy. Fantastic taste!"

mjlouk User ID: 1712085 96486
Reviewed Feb. 21, 2013

"I ended up making this on the stove top with thin sliced round steak and it was still delicious even without the rice!"

jgbex1 User ID: 5795516 176158
Reviewed Dec. 15, 2012

"I love this! Great for football games"

voodoowitch User ID: 635464 159447
Reviewed Aug. 13, 2012

"The sauce part was very good but the meat was horribly dry which seems impossible with the amount of liquid in there. I even used top sirloin. Maybe boneless chicken breast would be better."

administrator User ID: 1996148 176481
Reviewed Jul. 26, 2012

"This is SO tasty and delicious. It's one of our absolute favorites. I will be making this for years and years."

jmkasprak User ID: 2880256 164995
Reviewed May. 28, 2012

"Wow, it surprised me that this had decent spiciness. It must have been from the tomatoes. Anyway, we loved it. I bought whole wheat tortillas to put the mixture in because I was tired of rice dishes. We had to drain off some of the broth, so I was surprised when I read the previous review stating theirs was dry."

geneenb User ID: 3493943 93540
Reviewed Nov. 10, 2011

"The meat was SO dry and I followed the recipe verbatim! Good concept though."

DreMomma User ID: 5946485 117224
Reviewed Sep. 26, 2011

"Great way to use up the round steak in our freezer. Delicious, easy, and fast to throw together. I used black beans instead of pinto beans. Had over hot rice one night, in tortillas the next. Family loved it."

braceletgirl User ID: 939043 162800
Reviewed Feb. 24, 2011

"The whole family loves this recipe. I have to double the recipe so we can have leftovers for lunch. Very easy to make which is a plus. We have Chipotle in our area and they have a dish that is called Burrito Bol just like this."

cjcrawford317 User ID: 4812291 176222
Reviewed Feb. 10, 2011

"If I could give this more than 5 stars, I would! So easy, and so delicious! I have played around with the recipe a bit and have done chicken breasts instead of beef with black beans instead of Pinto. I have also substituted lean pork for the beef. Each combination is different, but still wonderful. The beef in the original recipe remains my favorite. Fast, delicious, and all-around superb!"

micheleclow User ID: 6777152 142638
Reviewed Jan. 9, 2011 Edited Jul. 26, 2012

"This was very tasty and delicious. I will be making it often."

chrisgalp User ID: 591087 159444
Reviewed Nov. 3, 2010

"My family LOVES this recipe! The only change that we make it to use black beans instead of kidney beans (as that is what my kids prefer). Awesome recipe!"

adj021 User ID: 2468597 176480
Reviewed Oct. 3, 2010

"Easy to make, very tasty. My husband likes to add hot sauce to make it spicy."

happydog33 User ID: 5185559 108103
Reviewed Aug. 25, 2010

"Very easy and delicious."

muffnette User ID: 1370261 162799
Reviewed Jul. 28, 2010

"this was so very simple and very good and will definitely make again but i think next time i might add and extra can of tomato and double seasonings (for the extra can) as i felt along with the rice and the beef it was a bit mroe dry and could have used more juice - but in all honesty i did have a bit more beef than what it called for (about 2 lbs) so it prob soaked up more juice than it should have - but i think the extra can wouldn't hurt anyway! very yummy and different! the beef just shredded apart!"

chrisgalp User ID: 591087 117223
Reviewed Jul. 16, 2010 Edited Nov. 3, 2010

"Absolutely a great recipe - my husband and I eat it over rice and my kids make tacos out of it! FANTASTIC with so much flavor!!"

Gabrielle Schroader User ID: 3910269 103405
Reviewed Jun. 8, 2010

"Easy and yummy. I threw in two sliced carrotts and two celery stalks that I had left in my fridge. Really good flavor."

cindysizemore User ID: 4762482 159443
Reviewed May. 24, 2010

"Super yummy!! The beef just fell apart in the crockpot and I used black beans instead of pinto. My family loves it!!"

pcronk User ID: 1376127 162797
Reviewed May. 5, 2010

"YUMMY and it smells so good while it's cooking. Next time though I'll shred the beef instead of slicing it so it's a bit easier to eat."

lchtex_1 User ID: 1269355 162773
Reviewed May. 4, 2010

"So easy and the whole family loved it. A keeper!"

sotto007 User ID: 5100306 109765
Reviewed Apr. 28, 2010

"Super easy, but super delicious! My family loved it!"

Bakinfreekster User ID: 1859040 210305
Reviewed Apr. 28, 2010

"I made this last night and I have to say its the BOMB, it is sooooo delicious and the flavors are fantasatic..I will recommend this to anyone."

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