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“Sometimes you just have to stretch meat for many reasons.This is a quick and easy recipe to stretch two steaks to feed four persons, 4 steaks to feed 8 persons. Just double the ingredients.Use beef or pork steaks.You may freeze.”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 chuck steaks or 2 pork steaks
  • 29.58 ml olive oil
  • 2.46 ml salt
  • 2 white onions, course chopped pieces
  • 1 green pepper, course chopped pieces
  • 157.80 ml regular barbecue sauce
  • 29.58 ml apricot preserves
  • 4 whole wheat buns or 4 rolls or 4 tortillas


  1. Note: If you can't eat sugar, use 1 can 8oz tomato sauce and sugar free apricot preserves and 1 tsp vinegar or can diced tomatoes, blended with 2oz splenda and 1 tsp vinegar.
  2. 1 green bell pepper, course chopped.
  3. Partially freeze the steaks.
  4. Then cut paper thin strips across the grain.
  5. In skillet, add olive oil,steak strips, salt,onions and green peppers.
  6. Saute until steak is slightly browned and onions translucent and peppers slightly tender.Add barbecue sauce and apricot preserves or the substitute recipe for barbecue sauce.
  7. Stir until mixed.
  8. Pile on buns, rolls or tortillas.
  9. You may cool and pack in a ziplock freezer bag and freeze. Just warm up in microwave to serve.
  10. Prep time includes time in freezer for meat.

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