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Creamy Beef Pitas

Tired of the same old sandwiches? Try slow cooked beef steak mixture spooned on pita breads to make a creamy and delicious dinner!

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 9 hr 25 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 16
 

Ingredients

2 1/2
lb. boneless beef top round steak, trimmed of fat, cut into 2-inch pieces
3
(4.5-oz.) jars sliced mushrooms, drained
1
medium onion, halved, sliced
1
tablespoon beef-flavor instant bouillon
3/4
teaspoon pepper
1/8
teaspoon nutmeg
1/2
cup sour cream
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
8
pita (pocket) breads, cut in half, heated

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker, combine beef, mushrooms, onion, bouillon, pepper and nutmeg; mix well.
  • 2 Cover; cook on low setting for 7 to 9 hours.
  • 3 About 15 minutes before serving, in small bowl, blend sour cream and flour until smooth. Add 1/3 cup hot liquid from slow cooker; mix well. Stir flour mixture into beef mixture. Cover; cook on low setting an additional 10 minutes or until thickened.
  • 4 Carefully open warm pita bread halves. Spoon about 3/4 cup beef mixture into each pita half.
  • 1 In 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker, combine beef, mushrooms, onion, bouillon, pepper and nutmeg; mix well.
  • 2 Cover; cook on low setting for 7 to 9 hours.
  • 3 About 15 minutes before serving, in small bowl, blend sour cream and flour until smooth. Add 1/3 cup hot liquid from slow cooker; mix well. Stir flour mixture into beef mixture. Cover; cook on low setting an additional 10 minutes or until thickened.
  • 4 Carefully open warm pita bread halves. Spoon about 3/4 cup beef mixture into each pita half.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Try serving this beef mixture over baked potatoes rather than using it as a sandwich filling. Or spoon it over hot cooked noodles or rice.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
400
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
),
Cholesterol
80mg
80%;
Sodium
850mg
850%;
Total Carbohydrate
41g
41%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
38g
38%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
25%;
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 4 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.