Cuban Braised Beef

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 545 calories
    • Fat 11 g
    • Sat Fat 5 g
    • Cholesterol 117 mg
    • Sodium 1152 mg
    • Protein 44 g
    • Carbohydrate 63 g
    • Sugar 17 g
    • Fiber 5.5 g
    • Iron 7 mg
    • Calcium 141 mg
  • June 2010

Ingredients

  1. Check 1 1/2pounds flank steak, cut in half crosswise
  2. Check 2 28-ounce can diced tomatoes
  3. Check 1 large onion, cut into wedges
  4. Check 1 1/2teaspoons chili powder
  5. Check kosher salt and black pepper
  6. Check 1cup long-grain white rice
  7. Check 1/2 ripe mango, peeled, pitted, and cut into bite-size pieces
  8. Check 1/4cup fresh cilantro leaves

Directions

  1. Place the steak in a large saucepan. Add the tomatoes, onion, chili powder, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Simmer, covered, until fork-tender, about 2 hours.
  2. Twenty-five minutes before serving, cook the rice according to the package directions.
  3. Using two forks, shred the beef and mix it into the cooking liquid. Serve with the rice and top with the mango and cilantro.