Tender Salsa Beef Recipe
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Tender Salsa Beef Recipe

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This is my Mexican-style twist on comfort food. To keep it kid-friendly, use mild salsa. —Stacie Stamper, North Wilkesboro, North Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 8 hours
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 8 hours
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds beef stew meat, cut into 3/4-inch cubes
  • 2 cups salsa
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 4 cups hot cooked brown rice

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup beef mixture with 1/2 cup rice equals 259 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 53 mg cholesterol, 356 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 19 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 lean meat.

Directions

  1. In a 3-qt. slow cooker, combine the beef, salsa, brown sugar, soy sauce and garlic. Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours or until meat is tender. Using a slotted spoon, serve beef with rice. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Tender Salsa Beef in Healthy Cooking August/September 2012, p54

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup beef mixture with 1/2 cup rice equals 259 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 53 mg cholesterol, 356 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 19 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 lean meat.

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.

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Reviewed May. 24, 2014

"Really good! - Will make again!"

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Reviewed May. 11, 2014

"The house smelled heavenly while it was cooking, but it didn't have much flavor when we ate. Thinking of using pork tenderloin next time, or even the burrito suggestion here."

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Reviewed Mar. 22, 2014

"Decent but not nearly as flavorful as I had hoped."

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Reviewed Sep. 30, 2013

"So easy and tasted great. Watch to make sure the meat doesn't get too dry - you may have to add liquid. Good over pasta as well as rice."

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Reviewed Sep. 29, 2013

"We loved this recipe in my house...so easy! Experiment with different kinds of salsa to change the flavor and the heat of this recipe!"

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