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Wednesday, July 07 2010


  • 1/4  cup lime juice
  • 1/4  cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1  tablespoon snipped fresh cilantro
  • 2  cloves garlic, minced
  • 1-1/2  teaspoons cornstarch
  • 3/4  pound boneless beef top sirloin steak, cut into thin, bite-size strips
  • 1/2  teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4  teaspoon salt
  • 1/4  teaspoon ground black pepper
  •   Nonstick cooking spray
  • 2  small onions, cut into thin wedges
  • 2  small green, red, and/or yellow sweet peppers, cut into thin strips
  • 1  tablespoon cooking oil
  • 1  10-ounce package torn mixed greens (8 cups)
  • 12  cherry tomatoes, quartered
  •   Baked Tortilla strips (see recipe below), (optional)
  •   Red or green salsa (optional)


1. Combine lime juice, chicken broth, cilantro, garlic, and cornstarch. Set aside.

2. Sprinkle beef with cumin, salt, and black pepper; toss to coat. Coat an unheated large skillet with cooking spray. Add onions and sweet peppers. Stir-fry over medium heat for 3 to 4 minutes or until crisp-tender. Remove vegetables from skillet.

3. Carefully add cooking oil to the skillet. Add beef strips; stir-fry about 3 minutes or until desired doneness. Push to side of the skillet.

4. Stir lime juice mixture; add to skillet. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly; cook and stir 1 minute more. Stir meat and vegetables into mixture in skillet; heat through.

5. To serve, arrange greens and tomatoes on four dinner plates. Divide beef-vegetable mixture among plates. Top with Baked Tortilla Strips and serve with red or green salsa, if desired. Makes 4 main-dish servings.

Baked Tortilla Strips: Cut two corn tortillas into 1/8- to 1/4-inch-wide strips. Place strips on a baking sheet. Coat with nonstick cooking spray. Combine 1/8 teaspoon paprika and 1/8 teaspoon chili powder; sprinkle over tortilla strips. Bake in a 400 degree F oven 5 minutes. Toss; bake 3 to 5 minutes more.

nutrition facts

  • Servings Per Recipe 4 main-dish servings
  • Calories 242, 
  • Total Fat (g) 12, 
  • Saturated Fat (g) 4, 
  • Cholesterol (mg) 57, 
  • Sodium (mg) 235, 
  • Carbohydrate (g) 13, 
  • Fiber (g) 3,
  • Protein (g) 22, 
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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