Cooking at Home - Black Skillet Beef with Greens and Red Potatoes

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Published Wednesday, December 27, 2017

This heart-healthy one-dish meal is made with lean top round beef, lots of vegetables, and a spicy, herb mixture.


1 lb top round beef

1 Tbsp paprika

11/2 tsp oregano

1/2 tsp chili powder

1/4 tsp garlic powder

1/4 tsp black pepper

1/8 tsp red pepper

1/8 tsp dry mustard

8 red-skinned potatoes, halved

3 cups onion, finely chopped

2 cups beef broth

2 large garlic cloves, minced

2 large carrots, peeled and cut into very thin 21/2-inch strips

2 bunches mustard greens, kale, or turnip greens, stems removed (1/2 lb each) and coarsely torn

non-stick spray coating as needed


1. Partially freeze beef. Thinly slice across the grain into long strips 1/8-inch thick and 3 inches wide. Trim away visible fat.

2. Combine paprika, oregano, chili powder, garlic powder, black pepper, red pepper, and dry mustard. Coat strips of meat with the spice mixture.

3. Spray a large heavy skillet with non-stick spray coating. Preheat pan over high heat.

4. Add meat; cook, stirring for 5 minutes.

5. Add potatoes, onion, broth, and garlic. Cook, covered, over medium heat, for 20 minutes.

6. Stir in carrots, lay greens over top, and cook, covered, until carrots are tender, about 15 minutes.

7. Serve in large serving bowl, with crusty bread for dunking.

Yield: 6 servings

Serving size: 7 oz

Each serving provides:

Calories: 340

Total fat: 5 g

Saturated fat: 2 g

Cholesterol: 64 mg

Sodium: 109 mg

Fiber: 8 g

Protein: 30 g

Carbohydrate: 45 g

Potassium: 1,278 mg may earn an affiliate commission if you purchase products or services through links in an article. Prices, when displayed, are accurate at the time of publication but may change over time. Commissions do not influence editorial independence.

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