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Mexican Flank Steak

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Mexican Flank Steak is simply one of my favorite meat preperation. This tasty dish is perfect for a formal weekend lunch at home. Try this delicious and unique Mexican Flank Steak recipe.
  Beef flank steaks 2 Pound
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Garlic salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Canned tamales 15 Ounce
  Instant beef bouillon granules 1 Teaspoon
  Boiling water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Canned tomato sauce 8 Ounce
  Hot pepper sauce 1 Dash
  Shredded monterey jack cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)

Pound meat on both sides; sprinkle with salt, garlic salt, and pepper.
Unwrap tamales; place in bowl.
Break up slightly with fork; spread over steaks.
Roll up as for jelly rolls; tie closed.
Place in shallow baking pan.
Dissolve bouillon in boiling water; mix with tomato sauce and hot pepper sauce.
Pour over meat.
Bake at 350° for 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 hours, basting often.
Remove strings.
Top meat with cheese.
Crockery cooker directions: Prepare steak rolls as above.
Place in electric slow crockery cooker.
Dissolve bouillon granules in boiling water; combine with tomato sauce and hot pepper sauce.
Pour over meat.
Cover; cook on low-heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
Transfer meat rolls to serving platter; remove strings.
Keep meat rolls warm.
Pour cooking liquid into saucepan; skim off excess fat.
Blend 2 tablespoons cold water with 4 teaspoons cornstarch; stir into liquid.
Cook and stir till thickened and bubbly.
Spoon over meat; sprinkle cheese atop.

Recipe Summary

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 394 Calories from Fat 175

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g30.2%

Saturated Fat 8.7 g43.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 78.6 mg26.2%

Sodium 966.3 mg40.3%

Total Carbohydrates 14 g4.7%

Dietary Fiber 2.5 g10.1%

Sugars 2.7 g

Protein 39 g77.8%

Vitamin A 10.9% Vitamin C 21.4%

Calcium 21.6% Iron 21.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Mexican Flank Steak Recipe