Nutrition Notes

This traditional dish becomes a flavorful topping for crisp crackers in these tasty appetizers that can help you eat right.

Recipe Tips

VariationSubstitute a boneless beef chuck roast for the flank steak and/or substitute chopped avocados for the beans.  

Special ExtraFor added flavor, cut 1/2 cup pimiento-stuffed olives crosswise in half.  Add them to the vegetable mixture along with the cut-up shredded cooked steak. 

How to Store and Use the Unused Cooked Meat MixtureThe remaining meat mixture can be refrigerated up to 4 days.  Reheat when ready to use. Serve over hot cooked rice along with black beans and maduros (fried sweet plantains).


Amount per serving Calories 130
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g
Saturated Fat 1.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 15mg
Sodium 140mg
Carbohydrate 13g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Total Sugars 2g
Added Sugars <1g
Protein 6g
Vitamin A 2% DV
Vitamin C 10% DV
Vitamin D 0% DV
Calcium 2% DV
Iron 10% DV
Potassium 4% DV
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