Recently, I had the luxury of eating at a local Peruvian restaurant, and if you’ve never had Peruvian food, you are really missing out!

The flavors are bold and fresh, and absolutely divine. I opted for the Lomo Saltado dish, which is basically a sirloin stir fry served over french fries or potato slices. It was sooooooo good!

My version eliminates the potatoes, in order to save some Points, and bulks up on veggies and protein. But the traditional vinegar and soy sauce seasoning is so incredibly simple, yet so wonderfully flavorful.

This Weight Watchers stir fry recipe ends up being a real treat. My while family loved it, and it’s now becoming part of our regular meal rotation. This recipe is a must try, you guys!

peruvian beef saltado

SKINNY PERUVIAN BEEF SALTADO RECIPE

Calories273 kcal
Carbohydrates11.7 g
Fat8.2 g
Protein37.1 g
4.80 from 5 votes
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time30 minutes

Ingredients

Servings: 4 servings
  • 1 lb lean sirloin - (sliced into thin, wide strips)
  • 1 red onion - (thinly sliced)
  • 1 yellow bell pepper - (thinly sliced)
  • 1 red pepper - (thinly sliced)
  • 1 jalapeno pepper - (seeded and diced)
  • 1 large tomato - (sliced into thin wedges)
  • 4 garlic cloves - (minced)
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • ¼ cup reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 1 ½ tbsp red wine vinegar
  • cup cilantro - (roughly chopped)
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Heat oil over medium high heat in a large skillet. Season beef with salt, pepper and cumin.
  • Add beef and cook until browned on both sides, about 2 minutes per side. Add in garlic, onions and peppers, and cook for another 3-4 minutes.
  • Stir in the vinegar and soy sauce. Cook for another 2 minutes, then add in the tomatoes and cilantro, and cook for another 2 minutes.
  • Serve immediately.

Notes

The entire recipe makes 4 servings
The serving size is 1/4th of the dish
 

Nutrition

Calories: 273 kcal (14%)Carbohydrates: 11.7 g (4%)Protein: 37.1 g (74%)Fat: 8.2 g (13%)Saturated Fat: 2.7 g (17%)Cholesterol: 66 mg (22%)Sodium: 611 mg (27%)Potassium: 774 mg (22%)Fiber: 2.3 g (10%)Sugar: 5.8 g (6%)Calcium: 40 mg (4%)Iron: 3.4 mg (19%)
Main IngredientBeef Recipes
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3 Comments

  1. Harriet Von Dusseldorf Reply

    Sorry, low carb, yes…saltado, no! This is nothing more than Pepper Steak. A saltado must have potatoes.

  2. I made this last night for supper and it was SO GOOD! The only thing I did differently was substitute fresh serrano peppers for the jalapenos (my grocery store was out of fresh jalapenos). It was probably a tad bit spicier because of this but, for me, spicier is better. ;-) I served it over brown rice but honestly, it could’ve just as easily been served without it and it still would’ve been a great meal. Thanks so much for the delicious recipe!

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