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Tender Salsa Beef

 Tender Salsa Beef
This is my Mexican-style twist on comfort food. To keep it kid-friendly, use mild salsa. —Stacie Stamper, North Wilkesboro, North Carolina
8 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Cook: 8 hours


  • 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


  • 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.
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.
Wine: Light-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.