"Beef Steaks" South American Style
|Lean ground beef||1 1⁄2 Pound|
|Finely chopped dry roasted peanuts||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Onion||1 Small, chopped|
|Milk||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Salt||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Vegetable oil||1 Tablespoon|
|Canned tomatoes||1 Pound (1 Can)|
|Orange juice||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
1. Combine ground beef, egg, peanuts, onion, milk, 1 1/2 teaspoons salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper in a large mixing bowl; toss lightly to mix. Shape into 8 patties.
2. Heat oil in a large frying pan. Brown patties on both sides; remove from pan. Add tomatoes, orange juice, cocoa and remaining salt and pepper. Mix well, breaking up tomatoes with a spoon. Return patties to frying pan.
3. Heat sauce to boiling; lower heat. Simmer 20 minutes. Remove "steaks" to serving platter; keep warm. Simmer sauce to thicken slightly.