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Slow-Cooker Cuban Flank Steak (Cooking for Two)

Progresso® beef flavored broth provides a simple addition to this slow-cooked Cuban flank steak that’s perfect for dinner.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 6 hr 25 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 2
 

Ingredients

1
small onion, thinly sliced
1/2
small red bell pepper, cut into strips (1/2 cup)
1/2
small green bell pepper, cut into strips (1/2 cups)
1/2
beef flank steak (1/2 lb), cut into 2 pieces
2
teaspoons chili powder
1/4
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/2
teaspoon dried minced garlic
1/4
teaspoon salt
2
teaspoons lime juice
1/4
cup Progresso® beef flavored broth (from 32-oz carton)
1/2
cup uncooked regular long-grain white rice
1/2
cup Progresso® black beans, drained, rinsed (from 15-oz can)

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Spray 1 1/2- to 2-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In cooker, place onion and peppers. Top with beef. Sprinkle with chili powder, oregano, garlic and salt. Drizzle with lime juice. Add broth.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 to 8 hours.
  • 3 About 20 minutes before serving, cook rice as directed on package.
  • 4 Remove beef from cooker; place on cutting board. Shred beef with 2 forks; return to cooker and mix well. Stir in black beans. Increase heat setting to High. Cover; cook about 5 minutes longer or until thoroughly heated. Serve beef and sauce over rice.
  • 1 Spray 1 1/2- to 2-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In cooker, place onion and peppers. Top with beef. Sprinkle with chili powder, oregano, garlic and salt. Drizzle with lime juice. Add broth.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 to 8 hours.
  • 3 About 20 minutes before serving, cook rice as directed on package.
  • 4 Remove beef from cooker; place on cutting board. Shred beef with 2 forks; return to cooker and mix well. Stir in black beans. Increase heat setting to High. Cover; cook about 5 minutes longer or until thoroughly heated. Serve beef and sauce over rice.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

The sauce that collects is packed with flavor, but if you prefer, drain excess sauce before serving.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
460
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
85mg
85%;
Sodium
470mg
470%;
Total Carbohydrate
60g
60%
(Dietary Fiber
7g
7%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
42g
42%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%;
Vitamin C
45%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
35%;
Exchanges:
3 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 4 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.