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Dynamite Beef Bites

Dynamite Beef BitesImpress your friends with this easy cheesy, beef steak and jalapeño appetizer.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 1/2 pounds beef flank or sirloin steak
1/2 cup prepared salsa
12 whole, fresh jalapeño peppers, halved lengthwise and seeded
1/4 cup herbed or plain cream cheese

Cooking Directions:

  1. Slice steak into 1/4-inch thick strips, approximately 4-inches long. Cut across the grain, holding knife at an angle.
  2. Marinate beef strips in salsa for one hour.
  3. Fill each jalapeño half with 1/2 teaspoon cream cheese.
  4. Wrap filled jalapeños with one steak strip covering cream cheese as you wrap. Fasten steak ends with toothpick.
  5. Grill or broil 4-inches from heat for 4 minutes, turning after 2 minutes. Do not overcook.

Makes 24 appetizers.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of Texas Beef Council and Beef It's Whats For Dinner.