Peruvian Beef Wrap with California Raisins

  • Yields 6 cups of beef filling
  • Details



      • 1 1/2 pounds cooked and shredded lean chuck roast, IMPS/NAMP 116B
      • 6 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves
      • 3 tablespoons lime juice
      • 1/2 tablespoon minced garlic cloves
      • 1/2 tablespoon ground cumin
      • 2 cups tomato purée
      • 6 tablespoons brown sugar
      • 2 1/2 cups water
      • 1 1/2 cups California raisins
      • Salt and pepper; to taste
      • 3 tablespoons red onion, coarsely chopped

      Wrap Preparation

      • 12 flour tortillas (10-inch)
      • 4 1/2 ounce dry quinoa, cooked according to package instructions (to yield 3 cups)
      • 3 cups canned black beans, drained
      • 3/4 cup red onions, minced
      • 6 ounce snow peas; blanched, chilled and coarsely chopped (about 1 1/2 cups)
      • 6 Roma tomatoes, chopped (about 1 1/2 cups)



      1. Combine shredded beef, cilantro, onion, lime juice, garlic, cumin, tomato purée, sugar, raisins and water in large kettle. Heat to boiling; cover and simmer 1 hour or until hot clear through (160°F), stirring occasionally. Season and keep warm.


      2. Steam tortillas to soften. Lay flat in single layer on work surface. Scoop 1/2 cup (4 1/2 ounces) beef mixture just above center of each tortilla; top with 1/4 cup cooked quinoa, 1/4 cup black beans, 1 tablespoon minced red onion, 2 tablespoons snow peas and 2 tablespoons chopped fresh tomato. turn in sides and roll to enclose filling. Hold at 140°F. Serve warm.

      Nutrition Facts Per Serving

      Calories 580 (17% from fat); Total Fat 11g (sat 3g, mono 5g, poly 1g, trans <1g ); Cholesterol 55mg; Protein 33g; Carbohydrate 87g; (Dietary Fiber 10g; Sugars 27g; ); Iron 8mg; Sodium 410mg; Calcium 150mg; Potassium 801mg

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