1 1/2 pounds beef flank steak
1 (10 ounce) can chopped tomatoes and green chiles
1/2 cup chopped onion
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon cumin
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
2 small green, red or yellow peppers, cut into strips
1 (15 ounce) can pinto beans, rinsed and drained
3 cups cooked rice
1/2 cup crumbled queso fresco or low-fat feta cheese
Trim fat from meat. Place in a 3-1/2 or 4 quart crockpot.
In a bowl, stir together undrained tomatoes, onion, garlic, oregano,
chili powder, cumin, salt and pepper. Pour over meat. Cover and cook
on LOW for 7 to 9 hours or on HIGH for 3 1/2 to 4 1/2 hours. If using
low heat setting, after allotted time, turn to HIGH and add pepper
strips and pinto beans. Cover and cook 30 minutes more.
Remove meat. Cool slightly. Shred or thinly slice meat across the
To serve, spoon hot rice into soup bowls. Arrange meat on top of rice.
Spoon bean mixture over meat. If desired, sprinkle with crumbled