Garlic Beef Cubes

Bite-sized beef cubes are a hearty addition to an appetizer buffet. The creamy horseradish dip packs some punch.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 24
 

Ingredients

1
lb beef tenderloin, cut into 48 (about 1-inch) cubes
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
2
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
2
cloves garlic, pressed
1/3
cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
3
tablespoons sour cream
1/4
cup finely chopped drained sun-dried tomatoes in oil
1
tablespoon prepared horseradish
1
tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Sprinkle beef cubes with salt and pepper. In 10-inch skillet, heat oil and garlic over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until garlic is toasted (be careful not to burn garlic). Remove as much garlic as possible from skillet; discard.
  • 2 Add beef cubes to skillet. Cook 4 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until brown on all sides and desired doneness; drain.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix mayonnaise, sour cream, tomatoes and horseradish. Spoon beef cubes into serving bowl or onto platter; sprinkle with parsley. Serve with toothpicks for dipping into sauce.
  • 1 Sprinkle beef cubes with salt and pepper. In 10-inch skillet, heat oil and garlic over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until garlic is toasted (be careful not to burn garlic). Remove as much garlic as possible from skillet; discard.
  • 2 Add beef cubes to skillet. Cook 4 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until brown on all sides and desired doneness; drain.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix mayonnaise, sour cream, tomatoes and horseradish. Spoon beef cubes into serving bowl or onto platter; sprinkle with parsley. Serve with toothpicks for dipping into sauce.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

The dipping sauce can be made ahead of time and refrigerated until serving.

Use a mini food processor to chop the drained sun-dried tomatoes.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving (2 Beef Cubes and 1 1/2 Teaspoons Sauce)
Calories
70
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
80mg
80%;
Total Carbohydrate
0g
0%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.