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Beef Steak Sandwich Fold-Ups

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Servings: 4


  • 1 well-trimmed boneless beef top sirloin steak, cut 1 inch thick (approx. 1-1/4 pounds)
  • 1/4 cup marinated dried tomatoes, drained, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon thinly sliced fresh basil
  • 8 small (6 to 7 inches) flour tortillas, warmed
  • 8 small leaves green leaf lettuce
  • 4 thin slices small red onion, separated into rings
  • Dressing3 tablespoons oil reserved from marinated dried tomatoes
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 large clove garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  • Heat large heavy nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Place beef steak in skillet; cook approx. 12 to 15 minutes for medium-rare to medium doneness, turning once.
  • In large bowl, whisk together dressing ingredients. Trim fat from steak. Carve steak crosswise into thin slices. Add beef, tomatoes and basil to dressing; toss lightly.
  • Place 1 lettuce leaf on each tortilla. Arrange an equal amount of beef mixture and onion in center of each. Fold bottom edge up over filling; fold right and left sides to center, overlapping edges. Secure with wooden picks; garnish as desired.
Recipe courtesy of the National Cattleman’s Beef Association

Cook's Tip: Three tablespoons olive oil may be substituted for oil reserved from marinated dried tomatoes.

This recipe is an excellent source of protein, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, iron, selenium and zinc; and a good source of fiber.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 629
  Calories from Fat 262 (42%)
(44%)Total Fat 29g
(51%)Saturated Fat 10g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 13g
(32%)Cholesterol 95mg
(34%)Sodium 823mg
(21%)Potassium 732mg
Total Carbohydrate 55g
(16%)Dietary Fiber 4g
Sugars 0g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(72%)Protein 36g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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