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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.

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

Reviews for Tender Salsa Beef(7)

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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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Reviewed Jun. 27, 2013

This dish is seriously one of the best I have ever made. Such a great flavor and the beef really is tender and just falls apart in your mouth! I am going to make this at least once a month. I would not change anything about it. In the future I may try the mixture over noodles or mashed potatoes.

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Reviewed Feb. 17, 2013

Loved how easy this was! We served it burrito style! Yummy!

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