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argentinean beef melt

  • Ready in: 35 minutes
  • Serves: 4
  • Complexity: easy
argentinean beef melt

INGREDIENTS:

  • 12 ounces cooked beef pot roast or brisket, shredded
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, cut into 1/4 inch thick strips
  • 4 slices reduced-fat or regular provolone cheese
  • 4 slices crusty bread (about 6 x 3 x 1/2 inch)
  • CHIMICHURRI SAUCE
  • 3/4 cup packed fresh parsley, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Place bread slices in single layer on baking sheet. Place bell pepper strips on foil-line baking sheet coated with nonstick cooking spray. Bake bread in 350°F oven 10 to 13 minutes, turning once. Roast peppers 10 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned. Set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, place parsley and garlic in food processor or blender container. Cover; process until finely chopped. Add lime juice, oil, and salt; process just until blended.
  3. Spread Chimichurri Sauce evenly on one side of each bread slice; top evenly with pot roast and red pepper strips. Top each bread slice with cheese. Place on baking sheet. Bake in 350°F oven 7 to 10 minutes or until beef is heated through and cheese is melted.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMAITON
Nutrition information per serving, using beef pot roast: 458 calories; 15 g fat (6 g saturated fat; 7 g monounsaturated fat); 72 mg cholesterol; 886 mg sodium; 41 g carbohydrate; 2.9 g fiber; 38 g protein; 6.7 mg niacin; 0.4 mg vitamin B6; 3.0 mcg vitamin B12; 6.0 mg iron; 47.4 mcg selenium; 7.2 mg zinc; 104.5 mg choline.

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

Nutrition information per serving, using beef brisket: 478 calories; 15 g fat (6 g saturated fat; 6 g monounsaturated fat); 65 mg cholesterol; 869 mg sodium; 41 g carbohydrate; 2.9 g fiber; 44 g protein; 7.8 mg niacin; 0.5 mg vitamin B6; 2.5 mcg vitamin B12; 5.7 mg iron; 50.8 mcg selenium; 8.5 mg zinc; 125.0 mg choline.

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

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