cup diced onions
1/2 cup diced green pepper
2 1/2 teaspoons minced fresh jalapeno pepper
1 teaspoon minced garlic
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 lb ground lean beef, medium grind
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 teaspoon cumin
1/2 cup ketchup
1-1/2 cups diced fresh or canned tomatoes
6 to 8 Sandwich or Burger Buns, lightly toasted
6 to 8 sandwiches.
- Sauté the onions, green
pepper, jalapeno pepper, and garlic in
oil until the onions are translucent.
- Add the beef and cook,
stirring, until the meat is lightly browned.
- Drain off all the fat, add the
salt, pepper, and cumin, and cook for
about 1 minute more, stirring all the time to season evenly.
- Add the ketchup and tomatoes
and cook, uncovered, over low heat until
reduced to a thick sauce.
- Serve on toasted buns.
|Did You Know?
cultural precursor with a direct connection to the English sandwich was
to be found in the Netherlands of the 17th century, where the
naturalist John Ray observed that in the taverns beef hung from the
rafters "which they cut into thin slices and eat with bread and butter
laying the slices upon the butter"— explanatory specifications that
reveal the Dutch belegde broodje was as yet unfamiliar in England.
95% of people who lose
weight by dieting end up regaining the lost
weight. Follow the 80/20 rule instead. Eighty percent of the time,
choose foods that are nutritious, high in fibre and low in fat. Twenty
per cent of the time, allow yourself an indulgence. That way, you will
never feel deprived.