Cuban Braised Beef

Cuban Braised Beef
Charles Masters
Serves 4
preparation
15
minutes
cooking
135
minutes

Ingredients

1 1/2
pounds
flank steak, cut in half crosswise
2
28-ounce can diced tomatoes
1
large onion, cut into wedges
1 1/2
teaspoons
chili powder
kosher salt and black pepper
1
cup
long-grain white rice
1/2
ripe mango, peeled, pitted, and cut into bite-size pieces
1/4
cup
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.
Kate Merker and Sara Quessenberry
June 2010

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 545
  • 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
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.