Bitec a la Mexicana

Bistec a la Mexicana is a delicious and flavorful Mexican dish that brings together tender beef and vibrant vegetables, creating a meal that’s both satisfying and easy to prepare. Perfect for a weeknight dinner, this dish showcases the essence of Mexican home cooking.


  • 1 lb beef steak, thinly sliced
  • 1 large onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 jalapeño peppers, sliced (adjust to taste)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped (optional)
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges (for serving)


  1. Prepare the Beef:
    • Season the thinly sliced beef with salt and pepper.
  2. Sauté the Vegetables:
    • In a large skillet, heat the vegetable oil over medium heat.
    • Add the sliced onions and cook until they become translucent.
    • Stir in the minced garlic and cook for another minute until fragrant.
  3. Cook the Beef:
    • Increase the heat to medium-high and add the seasoned beef to the skillet.
    • Cook, stirring frequently, until the beef is browned on all sides.
  4. Add the Tomatoes and Jalapeños:
    • Add the chopped tomatoes and sliced jalapeños to the skillet.
    • Continue cooking until the tomatoes break down and create a sauce, and the beef is fully cooked (about 10 minutes).
  5. Finish the Dish:
    • Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary.
    • If desired, stir in chopped cilantro for added freshness.
  6. Serve:
    • Serve hot with lime wedges on the side. Bistec a la Mexicana pairs wonderfully with rice, beans, or warm tortillas.


  • For a milder version, remove the seeds from the jalapeños or substitute with bell peppers.
  • Feel free to add other vegetables like bell peppers or zucchini for extra nutrition and flavor.

Enjoy this vibrant and hearty Mexican dish with your family and friends. Buen provecho!

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