Black Skillet Beef with Greens & Red Potatoes

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Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 lb top round beef
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 12 teaspoons oregano
  • 12 teaspoon chili powder
  • 14 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 14 teaspoon black pepper
  • 18 teaspoon red pepper
  • 18 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 8 red potatoes, halved
  • 3 cups onions, finely chopped
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 large carrots, peeled, cut into very thin 2-1/2-inch strips
  • 2 bunches mustard greens, coarsely torn, stems removed (1/2 lb each) or 2 bunches kale or 2 bunches turnip greens (or any combination thereof)
  • to taste nonstick cooking spray, as needed


  1. Partially freeze beef. Thinly slice across the grain into long strips 1/8-inch thick and 3 inches wide.
  2. Combine paprika, oregano, chili powder, garlic powder, black pepper, red pepper, and dry mustard.
  3. Coat strips of meat with the spice mixture.
  4. Spray a large heavy skillet with nonstick spray coating. Preheat pan over high heat.
  5. Add meat; cook, stirring for 5 minutes.
  6. Add potatoes, onion, broth, and garlic. Cook covered, over medium heat for 20 minutes.
  7. Stir in carrots, lay greens over top, and cook, covered, until carrots are tender, about 15 minutes.
  8. Serve in large serving bowl, with crusty bread for dunking.

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