Beef, Diabetic, Light Eating

Slow Cooked Sirloin

Photo by: Taste of Home

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 beef top sirloin steak (1-1/2 pounds)
  • 1 medium onion, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 1 medium green pepper, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) reduced-sodium beef broth
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Dash crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons water

DIRECTIONS:

  • In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, brown beef on both sides. Place onion and green pepper in a 3-qt. slow cooker. Top with beef. Combine the broth, Worcestershire sauce, dill, thyme, pepper and pepper flakes; pour over beef. Cover and cook on high for 3-4 hours or until meat reaches desired doneness and vegetables are crisp-tender.
  • Remove beef and keep warm. Combine cornstarch and water until smooth; gradually stir into cooking juices. Cover and cook about 30 minutes longer or until slightly thickened. Return beef to the slow cooker; heat through.

Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Analysis: 1 serving equals 199 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 68 mg cholesterol, 305 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 26 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 vegetable.

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