Steak and Peppers

Steak And Peppers Recipe

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Kay Trent


My husband loved pepper steak and rice and I couldn't find any good recipes and we couldn't afford to eat out. So I took a picture of pepper steak and made this recipe up to go with that picture.

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25 Min
20 Min


beef tenderloin steaks
1/2 Tbsp
sesame oil
1 1/2 tsp
peppercorns, crushed
1/2 Tbsp
1 medium
green peppers, thinly sliced
1/4 medium
red bell pepper, thinly sliced
1/4 medium
yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced
onions, yellow, medium
1/4 c
soy sauce
3/4 tsp
1/8 c
balsamic vinegar
1/4 c
tomato juice
6 dash(es)
hot pepper sauce (optional)
green onions, chopped (optional)

How to Make Steak and Peppers


  • 1Press beef tenderloin steaks with palm of hand, flattening to 3/4" thickness.
  • 2Brush both sides of steaks with 1 teaspoon oil; press pepper into both sides.
  • 3Place remaining oil and butter in 11 3/4 x 7 1/2" microwave safe baking dish; microwave on high 1 minute or until butter is melted.
  • 4Add peppers and yellow onions, stirring to coat with oil mixture.
  • 5Microwave on high 4 minutes or until peppers and onions are tender, stirring twice; reserve.
  • 6Combine soy sauce and cornstarch in 4 cup microwave safe glass measure; stir in balsamic vinegar, tomato juice and hot pepper sauce.
  • 7Microwave on high 2 minutes or until mixture boils; stir.
  • 8Continue cooking on high 1 to 2 minutes or until sauce is thickened; stirring once.
  • 9Preheat browning dish on high 6 to 8 minutes.
  • 10Meanwhile, stir cooked sauce into reserved peppers and onions, set aside.
  • 11Press steaks down firmly on browning dish.
  • 12Microwave, uncovered, on high 2 minutes.
  • 13Turn steaks and continue cooking on high 1 to 2 minutes longer or until desired doneness.
  • 14If necessary, reheat pepper mixture on high 1 to 2 minutes or until hot.
  • 15Remove peppers to serving platter with slotted spoon; top with steaks. Sprinkle with green oinions.
  • 16Serve steaks and peppers with remaining sauce.

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About Steak and Peppers

Course/Dish: Beef, Steaks and Chops
Other Tag: Quick & Easy