Cook Like a Boss & Eat Like a King
If muscles were made from chips and beer, we’d all look huge. But they aren’t, and we don’t—unless you count that sack of fat up front and dead center. If you want to look like a stud in the gym, you gotta start by being a boss in the kitchen.
Burrito it up —and you can whip up a batch of biceps in no time with this muscle building recipe.
253 Calories ea. 6 Serves 6g Fat 22g Protein ea. 20 Minutes
- 2 cups thinly sliced cooked beef ribeye or sirloin steak (about 3/4 pound)
- 1 small onion, chopped
- 1/4 cup salsa
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
- 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1-1/2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup cold water
- 6 flour tortillas (8 inches), warmed
- Shredded cheese, chopped lettuce and tomatoes and additional salsa, optional
- In a large nonstick skillet, saute steak and onion for 1 minute. Stir in the salsa, cumin, chili powder and garlic powder.
- In a small bowl, combine flour and water until smooth; gradually add to the skillet. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Place beef mixture on tortillas; top as desired with cheese, lettuce, tomatoes and additional salsa. Fold in sides.
How it builds muscle: More than just a piece of charbroiled protein, “beef is also a major source of iron and zinc, two crucial muscle-building nutrients”, Plus, it’s the number-one food source of creatine—your body’s energy supply for pumping iron—2 grams for every 16 ounces. For maximum muscle with minimum calories, look for “rounds” or “loins”—butcher speak for meat cuts that are extra-lean.