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Spiced Beef and Onion Pitas With Chimichurri Sauce

The spicy chimichurri sauce dresses up this Brazilian-style steak sandwich...and it's not to be left out! Adapted from "The Complete 15-Minute Gourmet" by Paulette Mitchell. Note: I posted the complete recipe for the Chimichurri Sauce. It could be halved, but if making the full batch, use the left overs for other grilled meats.

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directions

  • Stir together the coriander, cumin, salt and pepper in a medium bowl. Add the sirloin strips and lightly coat with spices.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the onions; cook, stirring occasionally, for 6 minutes or until well-browned and very tender. Add the remaining 1 tablespoon oil and the beef; continue to cook, stirring occasionally, for 3 more minutes or until the beef is just cooked. Remove from the heat and cover to keep warm.
  • While the beef is cooking, stack the pitas on a microwave-proof plate and cover with a paper towel. Microwave on high for 1 minute or until warm.
  • Halve each pita to form 2 pockets. Fill with beef and onions. Drizzle each half with about 1 tablespoon chimichurri sauce. Serve while warm.
  • For the Chimichurri Sauce: Process all ingredients in a food processor or blender until smooth. If tasted alone, the sauce will seem very acidic. To adjust seasonings, taste by dipping in a piece of food, such as beef, chicken or fish.
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"The spicy chimichurri sauce dresses up this Brazilian-style steak sandwich...and it's not to be left out! Adapted from "The Complete 15-Minute Gourmet" by Paulette Mitchell. Note: I posted the complete recipe for the Chimichurri Sauce. It could be halved, but if making the full batch, use the left overs for other grilled meats."
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  1. gailanng
    The spicy chimichurri sauce dresses up this Brazilian-style steak sandwich...and it's not to be left out! Adapted from "The Complete 15-Minute Gourmet" by Paulette Mitchell. Note: I posted the complete recipe for the Chimichurri Sauce. It could be halved, but if making the full batch, use the left overs for other grilled meats.
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