I really liked this recipe, I got the meal cooked up and served in about 40 minutes, which is always a good thing. The whole family liked the flank steak, and I loved the smoky beans. I did make one mistake when I bought the canned chilies--I forgot to check if they were mild or hot and with the chili powder plus the hot chilies, it was almost too much. But if you like your beans spicy, this is a great way to go.
Cowboy Flank Steak with Sweet and Smoky Beans
squirrelsmom Posted: 10/30/13
gcatkids Posted: 03/31/14
This is a review of the sweet and smokey beans. Used small navy beans in place of pinto and tabasco chipotle pepper sauce in place of the chili powder since that was what I had on hand. Forgot the cinnamon altogether, added extra molasses and extra brown sugar and added the smoked paparika to the beans. I will make this again using less tomato sauce and without the green chilis. I may add a dash of liquid smoke just to see how that tastes. The recipe as I made it was slightly spicy but overall, a good recipe to dress up bland canned beans.
Kells80s Posted: 11/06/13
My kids hated the steak and beans. I don't really care for beans much but the beans were a nice blend of sweet and spicy. The steak was pretty bland even with the rub and I didn't too much care for the flavor of oregano on the meat. I think it would have been better with a different seasoning blend.