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Moroccan Minted Beef


1 teaspoon vegetable oil

1 1/2 lb beef-cut in strips

1 onion-sliced

2 tsp ground cumin

1 tsp grated lemon rind

1 14 oz can tomatoes

2 tbsp slivered almonds-toasted

2 tsp fresh mint leaves-finely shredded

Heat oil in large non stick pan and cook beef in batches until browned all over and cooked to desired doneness.

Remove meat and keep warm.

Cook onion in same pan,stirring until soft.

Add cumin and lemon rind and cook,stirring,until fragrant.

Stir in undrained can crushed tomatoes and simmer,uncovered,stirring occasionally,(about 5 minutes or until mixture thickens slightly)

Return beef to pan with nuts and mint and stir til heated through.