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Southwestern Beef Strips

 Southwestern Beef Strips
Mexican seasoning is a blend of cumin, chili pepper, onion and garlic. It is found in the spice section of your local grocery store.
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.


  • 1-1/2 pounds beef top sirloin steak, cut into thin strips
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, cut into thin strips
  • 2 tablespoons taco seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1-1/2 cups frozen corn, thawed
  • 1/2 cup picante sauce
  • 2 teaspoons dried cilantro flakes
  • Hot cooked fettuccine, optional


  • In a large skillet, stir-fry the beef, onion, red pepper, taco
  • seasoning, salt and pepper in oil until meat is no longer pink. Stir
  • in the beans, corn, picante sauce and cilantro; heat through. Serve
  • with fettuccine if desired. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1-1/3 cups beef mixture (calculated without fettuccine) equals 291 calories, 11 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 63 mg cholesterol, 777 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 27 g protein.
Wine: Full-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon,

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Wine (continued)
Merlot or Syrah.