2 lb flank steak
1/4 c soy sauce
1/3 cup olive oil
4 tbsp brown sugar
5 garlic cloves, minced
freshly ground pepper
Place all ingredients in a bowl except the flank steak and whisk together. Pour over the flank steak and then let the steak marinate in the fridge for an hour or more. Pour the steak and marinade in a crockpot and let cook on low for 8 hours. Enjoy!
Recipe Cred: The Mrs. with the Dishes
STEAK FAJITA LETTUCE WRAPS
Prep time :: 10 minutes
Cook time :: 6-8 hours on low heat
2 tablespoons fajita spice (see homemade version below)
2 pounds flank steak
1 onion, peeled and sliced
3 cloves garlic, peeled and finely chopped
2 bell peppers, any color, sliced
2 tablespoons coconut aminos or low sodium soy sauce
1 jalapeño, seeds removed and chopped or 1 small can diced jalapeños,
salt and pepper
Large lettuce leaves to wrap fajitas
1 lime, quartered
1 avocado, sliced
1 cup cabbage, shredded
1 cup carrots, shredded
1 cup tomatoes, chopped
1. Place half the onions and bell peppers into the slow cooker pot.
2. Add in steak to pot and sprinkle with seasonings on both sides.
3. Place rest of the ingredients into pot, sprinkle with a bit of salt and pepper, cover and cook on low heat for 6-8 hours or until meat easily pulls apart with two forks.
4. When it’s done, shred with two forks or slice against the grain, place in a lettuce wrap and top with your fave optional toppings. Enjoy!
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1/2 teaspoon coriander
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes, optional
1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
Place all ingredients into a small mason jar or an empty baby food jar, seal and give it a good shake. Be sure to label it. Stores well in a dark, dry place. Feel free to double or triple the recipe so you’ll always have extra on hand.
Recipe Cred: Rockin Mom’s Kitchen
Pot Roast French Dip Sandwiches
1 cross rib roast (if you can’t find this cut, it comes from the beef chuck part of the cow. You could also use pot roast or chuck roast)
1 (10 3/4 ounce) can of beef consomme soup
1 package of au jus mix
1 can of soup water
1 package of italian dressing
1 package of sliced provolone cheese
1 package of hoagie rolls
Mix the cross rib roast, consomme, au jus mix, italian dressing mix and can of water together and place in a crock pot. Cook all day (8-10 hours) on low. Shred the meat and use the juice for an au jus dip. Toast the hoagie rolls with provolone in the oven. Put the shredded meat on the toasted roll and enjoy.