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


  • 2
    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
  • 2
    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)
  • 1
    green onions, chopped (optional)

How to Make Steak and Peppers


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

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About Steak and Peppers

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

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