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Creamy Beef Pitas

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Creamy Beef Pitas
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 9 hr 25 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 16

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

Updated June 25, 2010

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

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.

  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
400
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
14%
Saturated Fat
4g
20%
Cholesterol
80mg
27%
Sodium
850mg
35%
Total Carbohydrate
41g
14%
Dietary Fiber
3g
12%
Sugars
3g
Protein
38g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
25%
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.

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