Spicy Cuban Flank Steak

If you can, squeeze fresh limes for the lime juice for this fabulous flank steak. Their zesty flavor enhances the dish. Medium limes each yield about 2 1/2 tablespoons of juice, so two limes should provide the right amount.

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Makes:
10 servings
Prep:
20 mins
Slow Cook:
8 hrs to 9 hrs (low) 4 to 4-1/2 hours (high)
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Spicy Cuban Flank Steak

Ingredients
2
large onions, cut into thin wedges
1 1/4
teaspoons ground cumin
1 1/4
teaspoons ground black pepper
1 1/4
teaspoons granulated garlic
1 1/4
teaspoons onion powder
1 1/4
teaspoons dried oregano, crushed
1
teaspoon crushed red pepper
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
2 pound beef flank steak
1 1/4
cups low-sodium beef broth
1/3
cup lime juice
10
Cuban rolls or French rolls, split
1
recipe Picadillo Relish

Directions

  1. Place onions in a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker. In a small bowl combine cumin, black pepper, garlic, onion powder, oregano, red pepper, and salt.
  2. Cut meat crosswise into four pieces. Rub spice mixture evenly over all sides of meat pieces. Pour beef broth and lime juice into slow cooker. Add meat to cooker.
  3. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 8 to 9 hours or on high-heat setting for 4 to 4-1/2 hours. Transfer meat to a cutting board. Use two forks to pull meat into coarse shreds. Return meat to cooker; keep warm.
  4. To serve, use a slotted spoon to spoon mixture onto roll bottoms. Add Picadillo Relish. Cover with roll tops.

Nutrition Facts

(Spicy Cuban Flank Steak)
    Per serving:
  • 370 kcal cal.,
  • 13 g fat
  • (4 g sat. fat,
  • 2 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 6 g monounsatured fat),
  • 37 mg chol.,
  • 620 mg sodium,
  • 38 g carb.,
  • 6 g fiber,
  • 7 g sugar,
  • 27 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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