Thursday, May 12, 2005

Picante Roast Beef Sandwich with Garlic, Lime and Green Chile

Picante Roast Beef Sandwich with Garlic, Lime and Green Chile (Adapted from Robin Miller)

2 teaspoons olive oil
1/2 cup diced onions
3 garlic cloves, minced
12 ounces sliced roast beef, cut into strips
14.5 ounce can fire-roasted diced tomatoes
4 ounce can minced green chiles
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 teaspoon ground cumin
2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
salt and fresh ground black pepper
4 sandwich rolls, split

In a large skillet, heat oil over medium. Add onion - cook until softened, about 5 minutes. Stir in garlic - cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add roast beef - cook until lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Stir in tomatoes, green chiles, lime juice and cumin. Bring to a simmer - cook until thoroughly heated through the juices thicken slightly, about 5 minutes.

Remove from heat and stir in cilantro. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Divide the mixture between the rolls to serve.

Makes 4 servings.

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  1. I always forget about making these sandwiches for a quick dinner. thanks for the reminder.

  2. For the beef in these sandwiches did you use deli roast beef?


  3. Eat! - Do you have a favorite quick sandwich?

    Sue - I went to the deli counter to have them slice it, yes!