and it is a weight watchers recipe! i have been looking for some new recipes. i am REALLY trying to lose the rest of my weight. i am about half way there and i did not do too well through the holidays. i am back on track and lost a pound tonight. am hoping to lose 2 pounds in the next week. i HAVE to make goal soon....i have some really cute dresses to wear in the spring/summer. this recipe is a slow cooker/crock pot recipe and is super delish! add some tortillas and spanish rice and you have a great meal! and it is only 4 points for 1 1/2 cups and serves 12. here's the recipe in case you want to try it. i left out the cilantro because my son is allergic to it and it was just fine. (photo and recipe courtesy of Weight Watchers)
|1 1/2 cup(s) fat-free, reduced-sodium chicken broth|
|1/4 cup(s) apple cider vinegar|
|1 Tbsp ground cumin|
|1 tsp paprika, mild-flavored, preferably smoked paprika|
|1 tsp table salt|
|1/2 tsp black pepper, freshly ground|
|1/4 tsp cayenne pepper, or more to taste|
|3 pound(s) raw lean flank steak, two 1 1/2-lb steaks, trimmed of any fat|
|2 medium red onion(s), thinly sliced into rings|
|2 large sweet red pepper(s), seeded, cored and chopped|
|2 medium apple(s), peeled, cored and shredded through the holes of a box grater|
|3 medium stalk(s) celery, thinly sliced|
|3 medium garlic clove(s), minced|
|1/2 cup(s) cilantro, leaves, packed, chopped|
- Whisk the broth, vinegar, cumin, paprika, salt, black pepper and cayenne in a 5- or 6-quart slow cooker. Submerge the meat, then add the onions, red peppers, apples, celery and garlic, making sure the vegetables are under, between, and over the steaks.
- Cover and cook on low until the meat is fork-tender, about 8 hours.
- Transfer the meat to a cutting board; set aside for 10 minutes. Shred the meat with two forks, pulling it into strands along the grain. Return to the slow cooker; stir in cilantro. Set the slow cooker on warm and serve within 4 hours. Yields about 1 1/4 cups per serving.