Southwestern Steak Tips With Refried Beans

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READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 5
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1 12
    lbs sirloin steaks, tips trimmed and cut into 2-inch chunks
  • 2
    tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1
    onion, chopped fine
  • 1
    teaspoon dried chipotle powder
  • 1
    teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1
    (14 1/2 ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • 12
    cup water
  • 3
    tablespoons lime juice, plus lime wedges for serving
  • 5
    tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2
    (15 ounce) cans refried beans
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DIRECTIONS

  • Pat steak tips dry with paper towels and season with salt and pepper.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon oil in 12-inch skillet over med-high heat until just smoking.
  • Add steak tips and cook until well browned all over, 6-8 minutes.
  • Transfer to serving platter and tent loosely with foil.
  • Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil, onion, and 1/4 teaspoon salt to now-empty skillet.
  • Decrease heat to medium and cook until onion softens, about 5 minutes.
  • Add chile powder and cumin and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
  • Add tomatoes and water and cook until sauce has almost thickened, about 5 minutes.
  • Return steak tips and any accumulated juices to skillet.
  • Stir in 1 tablespoon lime and 2 tablespoons cilantro and simmer until sauce is thickened, about 1 minute.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Meanwhile, combine refried beans, remaining 2 tablespoons lime juice, and remaining 3 tablespoons cilantro in bowl.
  • Cover and microwave until warmed through, about 4 minutes.
  • Serve with steak tips and lime wedges.
  • *Can serve in warmed tortillas.
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