Picante Beef Steaks with Sauteed Onions Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Picante Beef Steaks with Sauteed Onions Recipe
  • READY IN 30 mins

Picante Beef Steaks with Sauteed Onions

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"Just three ingredients and your trusty skillet is all you need to make good steak even better . . . the bold flavor and simple preparation make this steak dish a favorite!"

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    25 mins

    30 mins


  1. Heat half the oil in a 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Add the beef and cook until well browned on both sides. Remove the beef from the skillet. Pour off any fat.
  2. Heat the remaining oil in the skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and cook until tender, stirring occasionally. Stir the picante sauce in the skillet. Return the beef to the skillet. Cook the beef for 2 minutes for medium or until desired doneness.
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  • Recipe Tips:
  • Easy Substitution: You can substitute strip or rib steaks for the sirloin.
  • Cooking for a Crowd: This recipe can easily be doubled to serve 8.

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Feb 04, 2011

I make this stuff all the time..did not know there was a recipe for it..Anyhow...I cook mine in the electric skillet and let it simmer for a long time to get tender and I also use Rotel instead of Picante sauce. I also do boneless pork chops this way. Season it with garlic powder, salt and pepper.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 24, 2011

was a little disappointed... meat still lacked flavor. will try again though with some changes.

Jan 21, 2011

I made this and LOVED it...even my 7 year old like it! I let the steaks simmer for a while and they were super tender. Will definately make again.

Feb 11, 2011

Made this the other night and was a big hit with the family. After reading the recipe I thought it might be a little bland, so I fryed the beef with some Taco seasoning. I also sauteed bell peppers with the onions. Will be making this again!

Dec 15, 2010

I made this last night. It came out very tender and full of flavor. I chose mild Pace Picante Salsa because I have 2 young kids who are not quite into spicy food yet. It is very quick and easy to make.

Feb 11, 2011

awesome recipe:) I have been making a skillet dinner similar to this for years. I vary the meat, steak, chicken or pork chops all work well and vary the picante sauce, salsa, rotel or even canned seasoned tomatoes work well. We like to use a black bean and corn salsa with chicken and a peach pineapple for chicken or pork chops

Feb 07, 2011

We loved the recipe mainly as is. My only contibution was adding a can of chopped green chilies with the onions. It was perfect. I will make this often. Going to use venison next time.

Jun 24, 2011

I absolutely LOVED this recipe!!!!! You should definitely season your steak before you put it in the skillet and I also added minced garlic when I put in the onions...Delicious!!!!


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  • Calories
  • 203 kcal
  • 10%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 6.6 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 49 mg
  • 16%
  • Fat
  • 9.9 g
  • 15%
  • Fiber
  • 2.5 g
  • 10%
  • Protein
  • 20 g
  • 40%
  • Sodium
  • 542 mg
  • 22%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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