For this dish, only a small amount of oil is needed to sauté meat.


2 pounds lean beef,cubed
1 Tbsp. olive oil
1 large onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, finelychopped
¼ tsp. salt
tsp. pepper
¼ cup fresh cilantro,chopped
1 can (15 ounces)stewed tomatoes
2 ounces tomato paste
1 can (1 pound 13 ounces) hominy


• In a large pot, heat olive oil. Add beef and sauté.
• Add onion, garlic, salt, pepper, cilantro, and enough water to cover meat. Stir to mix ingredients evenly. Cover pot and cook over low heat until meat is tender.
• Add tomatoes and tomato paste. Continue cooking for about 20 minutes.
• Add hominy and continue cooking another 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. If too thick, add water for desired consistency.
• Option: Skinless, boneless chicken breasts can be used instead of beef cubes

Source: Recipe and Meal Planner Guide of the National Institutes of Health/National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP).


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