Peruvian Beef Wrap

Genuine Latin flavors all wrapped up in a quick-fix sandwich.
  • Yields 2 cups of beef filling
  • Details



      • 8 ounce beef chuck tenders
      • 1 tablespoon olive oil
      • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves
      • 1 tablespoon coarsely chopped red onion
      • 1 tablespoon lime juice
      • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
      • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
      • 1/2 cup tomato purée
      • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
      • 1 cup water
      • 3/4 cup California raisins
      • Salt and pepper; to taste

      Wrap Preparation

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


      Heat a large skillet and add beef, cilantro, onion, lime juice, garlic, cumin, tomato purée, sugar, raisins and water. Heat to boiling; cover and simmer 1 hour or until hot clear through, stirring occasionally. Shred beef using 2 forks. Season and keep warm.


      Steam tortillas to soften. Lay flat in single layer on work surface. For each serving, scoop 1/2 cup beef mixture just above center of each tortilla; top with 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. Serve warm.

      Nutrition Facts Per Serving

      Calories 570 (29% from fat); Total Fat 19g (sat 6g, mono 9g, poly 2g, trans 1g ); Cholesterol 35mg; Protein 22g; Carbohydrate 80g; (Dietary Fiber 8g; Sugars 22g; ); Iron 7mg; Sodium 600mg; Calcium 138mg; Potassium 630mg

      This recipe is found in the following categories:

      Special Diet

      World Flavors

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