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Mexican Beef Stir-Fry

Mexican Beef Stir-FryYou might also call this quick and easy south-of-the-border beef dish, 'fajitas stir-fry style'.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 pound beef top round steak
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 clove garlic, minced
1 red bell pepper, seeded and cut into thin strips
1 medium onion, cut into thin wedges
1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and cut into slivers
3 cups sliced romaine lettuce, cut 1/4-inch

Cooking Directions:

  1. Cut beef top round steak into 1/8-inch thick strips. Combine oil, cumin, oregano and garlic; reserve half.
  2. Heat half the seasoned oil in large nonstick frying pan over medium-high heat until hot. Add red pepper, onion and jalapeño pepper; stir-fry 2 to 3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Remove and reserve.
  3. In same pan stir-fry beef strips (half at a time) in reserved oil 1 to 2 minutes. Return vegetables to pan and heat thoroughly.
  4. Serve beef mixture over lettuce (or in warm flour tortillas.

Makes 4 servings.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of the Beef Industry Council.