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Bistec Encebellado (Steak and Onions)

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Servings: Serves 4

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Prep Time: 10 minutes


This Caribbean version of steak and onions has been popularized by immigrants from the Dominican Republic, as well as Cuba and Puerto Rico. Serve with white rice and a green salad. May be halved.
1/2 teaspoon Salt
1 teaspoon Black pepper, freshly ground
1 teaspoon fresh oregano, minced
1 each Garlic clove, minced
3 tablespoon Olive oil
1 1/2 lb Beef top round steak
2 each Medium sweet onions, sliced into 1/2" thick rounds
1 teaspoon Apple cider vinegar


Note: You can substitute 1/2 tsp. dried oregano for 1 tsp. fresh. Taste of Inspirations Angus beef is the beef of choice for this recipe. Be sure the beef is thin-sliced.
1. In a small bowl, combine salt, pepper, oregano, garlic, and 1 Tbsp. of the oil, mixing together to form a paste. Rub the mixture on both sides of the steaks.
2. In a large nonstick skillet, heat 1 Tbsp. of the oil over medium-high heat. Add steaks and cook until browned, 2 minutes per side. Remove to a plate and set aside.
3. Add remaining 1 Tbsp. oil to same skillet and reduce heat to medium. Add sliced onions to skillet, stirring frequently to scrape up browned bits on the bottom. Cook until onions are softened and golden, about 10 minutes. Stir in apple cider vinegar.
4. Slice steak into thin strips and return meat and any accumulated juices to skillet with onions. Stir to heat through. Serve immediately.
Source: Hannaford fresh Magazine, May - June 2009

Nutritional Information

* Percent Daily Values are based on 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Saturated Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate Less Than 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber Less Than 25g 30g
Nutritional Facts
Servings Serves 4
Base Nutrients
Calories 412 kcal (21%)
Calories from Fat 261
Total Fat 29 g (45%)
Saturated Fat 12 g (60%)
Cholesterol 70 mg (23%)
Sodium 396 mg (17%)
Total Carbohydrates 12 g (4%)
Dietary Fiber 5 g (20%)
Protein 42 g (70%)
Vitamin A 10
Vitamin C 9 mg (10%)
Calcium 59 mg (5%)
Iron 11 mg (61%)

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