Hearty Sirloin Pitas Recipe

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Hearty Sirloin Pitas Recipe
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Hearty Sirloin Pitas Recipe

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Blue cheese takes these colorful sandwiches to the next level of flavor. To soften the pitas up a bit, warm them in the oven or microwave. Simple & Delicious Test Kitchen
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 pounds boneless beef sirloin steak, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 teaspoons olive oil, divided
  • 2-1/3 cups frozen pepper strips, thawed
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced onion
  • 2 teaspoons A.1. steak sauce
  • 4 whole pita breads, warmed
  • 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese

Directions

Sprinkle beef with salt and pepper. In a large skillet, cook beef in batches in 2 teaspoons oil over medium heat until meat reaches desired doneness. Remove and keep warm. In the same pan, saute pepper strips and onion in remaining oil until crisp-tender. Add beef and steak sauce; heat through.
Top each pita with beef mixture; sprinkle with cheese. Fold over. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Hearty Sirloin Pitas in Simple & Delicious May/June 2009, p12

Nutritional Facts

1 pita: 434 calories, 12g fat (4g saturated fat), 64mg cholesterol, 705mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 38g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 2 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

  • 1-1/4 pounds boneless beef sirloin steak, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 teaspoons olive oil, divided
  • 2-1/3 cups frozen pepper strips, thawed
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced onion
  • 2 teaspoons A.1. steak sauce
  • 4 whole pita breads, warmed
  • 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese
  1. Sprinkle beef with salt and pepper. In a large skillet, cook beef in batches in 2 teaspoons oil over medium heat until meat reaches desired doneness. Remove and keep warm. In the same pan, saute pepper strips and onion in remaining oil until crisp-tender. Add beef and steak sauce; heat through.
  2. Top each pita with beef mixture; sprinkle with cheese. Fold over. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Hearty Sirloin Pitas in Simple & Delicious May/June 2009, p12

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Mrs Always Wright User ID: 5580344 163543
Reviewed Dec. 1, 2010

"I absolutely was impressed by this recipe! My husband LOVED how filling and tasty it was! From a critical standpoint I would definitely add crushed garlic to the vegetable mix for more of a unique flavor with the A1 sauce. Definitely will be made again in our household."

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