Braised Beef with Lime-Cilantro Mayonnaise
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Total Recipe Time: 1-1/2 to 2 hours
Makes 4 servings
1-1/2 pounds beef Eye of Round Steaks, cut 3/4 to 1 inch thick
2 cups coarsely chopped onions
1-1/2 cups water
1/2 cup mayonnaise
Juice of 1 lime
2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
1 lime, cut into 8 wedges
|1.||Place beef Steaks, onions and water in stockpot; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover tightly and simmer 45-60 minutes or until beef is fork-tender.
|2.||Meanwhile combine Lime-Cilantro Mayonnaise ingredients in small bowl. Refrigerate, covered, until ready to use.|
|3.||Remove Steaks; keep warm. Strain solids from cooking liquid; discard solids. Carve Steaks into thin slices; arrange on serving platter. Pour enough cooking liquid over beef to moisten (about 1/4 cup). Serve with Lime-Cilantro Mayonnaise and lime wedges.
Nutrition information per serving: 400 calories; 27 g fat (4 g saturated fat; 2 g monounsaturated fat); 69 mg cholesterol; 190 mg sodium; 10 g carbohydrate; 1.2 g fiber; 29 g protein; 5.3 mg niacin; 0.5 mg vitamin B6; 1.6 mcg vitamin B12; 2.6 mg iron; 34.1 mcg selenium; 5 mg zinc.
This recipe is an excellent source of protein, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, selenium and zinc; and a good source of iron.