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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.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.
Nutrition Facts
1.330 cups: 304 calories, 10g fat (2g saturated fat), 46mg cholesterol, 561mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 5g fiber), 29g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

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