Pepper Steak

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Kathy D

By
@LifeIsGoodkd

This is a family favorite recipe for pepper steak. I like to serve this over rice.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Pepper steak is an easy weeknight dinner and boy is this a good recipe. The steak is cooked tender with peppers that soak up the flavor of the savory tomato gravy. Excellent served over rice. This meal is going to become a family favorite and end up in your weekly dinner rotation. The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 5 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    sirloin tips, 1/4 inch
  • 2 Tbsp
    Crisco (can use fat of your choice)
  • 1/4 c
    onions, chopped
  • 1 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 1 dash(es)
    freshly grated black pepper
  • 1
    beef bouillon, cube
  • 1 c
    hot water
  • 1 lb
    can stewed tomatoes, drained
  • 1 large
    green bell pepper, chopped or in strips
  • 2 Tbsp
    corn starch
  • 1/4 c
    cold water
  • 2 Tbsp
    soy sauce (I use low-sodium)

How to Make Pepper Steak

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat the Crisco in a large skillet over med-high heat.
  2. Brown the sirloin tips - about 10-15 min.
  3. Add the chopped onion, garlic, salt and pepper, beef cube and the 1 cup of hot water.
  4. Cover and simmer for 20 to 25 min.
  5. Add the drained tomatoes and chopped green pepper. Cook an additional 10 minutes.
  6. In a small bowl, combine the corn starch, 1/4 cup cold water, and soy sauce.
  7. Stir this into the meat mixture and bring to a boil.
  8. Turn the heat back down to medium and cook 5-10 minutes longer.
  9. I like to serve this over rice. Enjoy!

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About Pepper Steak

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Chinese
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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