Bake-Off® Contest 38, 1998
Katy, Texas

Spicy Cuban Stir-Fry

Steak, Green Giant® SteamCrisp® Mexicorn® Corn and Peppers, Progresso® beans, rice and spinach stir fried with Old El Paso® Seasoning Mix for a flavorful Caribbean dinner.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 15
  • servings 5
 

Ingredients

Stir-Fry

2
cups water
1/2
teaspoon salt
2
cups uncooked instant white rice
1
lb boneless beef sirloin steak (1 inch thick)
1
pkg (1 oz) Old El Paso™ Taco Seasoning Mix
2
tablespoons fresh lime juice
1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
2
large garlic cloves, minced
1/4
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1
can (15 oz) Progresso™ black beans, drained, rinsed
1
can (11 oz) Green Giant™ SteamCrisp® Mexicorn® whole kernel corn, red and green peppers, drained
2
cups firmly packed torn fresh spinach

Garnish, if desired

Chopped red onion
Lime wedges
Fresh cilantro sprigs

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Steps

  • 1 In medium saucepan, combine water and salt. Bring to a boil. Stir in rice; cover. Remove from heat; let stand 5 minutes.
  • 2 Meanwhile, cut beef into 1/4-inch-thick strips; cut strips into 1-inch pieces. In medium bowl, combine beef pieces, taco seasoning mix, lime juice, oil, garlic and red pepper flakes; toss to coat.
  • 3 Spray large wok or 12-inch skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Heat over medium-high heat until hot. Add beef mixture; cook 4 to 5 minutes or until beef is browned.
  • 4 Stir in cooked rice, beans and corn; cook 4 to 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring occasionally. Add spinach; cook just until spinach begins to wilt. Garnish as desired.
  • 1 In medium saucepan, combine water and salt. Bring to a boil. Stir in rice; cover. Remove from heat; let stand 5 minutes.
  • 2 Meanwhile, cut beef into 1/4-inch-thick strips; cut strips into 1-inch pieces. In medium bowl, combine beef pieces, taco seasoning mix, lime juice, oil, garlic and red pepper flakes; toss to coat.
  • 3 Spray large wok or 12-inch skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Heat over medium-high heat until hot. Add beef mixture; cook 4 to 5 minutes or until beef is browned.
  • 4 Stir in cooked rice, beans and corn; cook 4 to 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring occasionally. Add spinach; cook just until spinach begins to wilt. Garnish as desired.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 1/2 Cups
Calories
420
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
50mg
50%;
Sodium
1260mg
1260%;
Total Carbohydrate
64g
64%
(Dietary Fiber
7g
7%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
26g
26%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
40%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
30%;
Exchanges:
4 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 1 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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