Stuffed beefsteak

  • 25/09/2006
  • Moderate difficulty
  • 6
  • 90 min

For those visiting Mexico, one of the most interesting destinations is »el mercado« or the market. It is the central part of Mexican lifestyle, a gathering place, enriched with various ingredients used in Mexican cuisine.

Ingredients

  • 1 beefsteak (1kg)
  • 50 g pancetta
  • 100 g carrot, sliced very thin
  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, sliced thinly
  • 100 g onion, cut in quarters
  • 100 ml water
  • 2 teaspoons Vegeta Gourmet Stock Powder
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • salt
  • pepper

Preparation

  1. 1.
    Separate the beef steak from excess fat and veins.
  2. 2.
    Cut the pancetta in small, thin pieces, suitable for stuffing.
  3. 3.
    Make small cuts in the meat, and fill in with the carrot and pancetta, alternating.
  4. 4.
    Cook the meat in hot oil, turning so it cooks evenly on all sides.
  5. 5.
    To the meat add water, garlic, onion, Vegeta Gourmet Stock Powder, vinegar, salt and pepper.
  6. 6.
    Cook on low heat, covered roughly for 1 hour. Turn the meat occasionally and add more water, if needed.
  7. 7.
    Let the meat cool, before you slice in to thin slices.

Serving

Serve with steamed vegetables.

Tip

This Mexican style meal can be served on special occasions as a cold entree.

Energy and nutritional values

Energy and nutritional values are calculated per one serving (i.e. for 1 person). For a dessert, energy and nutritional values have been calculated per 100 g.

Nutrient Unit of measure Amount F rda (%) M rda (%)
Energy values kcal / kJ 415 / 1.735 - -
Fat g 21,09 - -
Carbohydrates g 4,39 - -
Dietary fibre g 0,91 - -
Protein g 49,34 - -
Sodium g 1,27 0 0
Vitamin A μg 4.700,47 118 94
Vitamin D μg 21,00 11 11
Vitamin C mg 63,39 85 70
Niacin mg 18,39 131 92
Potassium mg 858,58 23 23
Phosphorous mg 471,23 59 59
Magnesium mg 51,43 17 13

* RDA is based on daily allowances for women of 2000 kcal, and for men of 2900 kcal at the age of 25 to 50. (Source: DRI reports - Macronutrients, Elements, Vitamins, www.nap.edu; Genesis R&D and Podravka d.d.)