Steak, Tomatoes & Bell Pepper Pasta Salad

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Jennifer Bass

By
@jenniebug1978

This recipe was created during one of our "let's see what all we have to cook with" days. Fresh veggies and whole wheat pasta make this a great one-dish meal.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
25 Min

Ingredients

  • 2 lb
    boneless petite sirloin, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium
    red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 medium
    yellow bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 medium
    orange bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 large
    green tomato, coarsely chopped
  • 2 small
    yellow tomatoes, coarsely chopped
  • 10
    cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 10
    sweet orange tomatoes, halved
  • 8 oz
    sliced baby portobello mushrooms
  • 1 box
    whole wheat penne pasta
  • 3 clove
    fresh garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 c
    italian blended shredded cheese
  • 1/3 c
    freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • 1-1 1/2 c
    balsamic vinaigrette dressing
  • ·
    salt & pepper, to taste

How to Make Steak, Tomatoes & Bell Pepper Pasta Salad

Step-by-Step

  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
  2. While water is boiling, saute mushrooms in a large skillet for about 5 minutes. Add the tomatoes, bell peppers and garlic and saute over medium heat until bell peppers are crisp tender.
  3. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  4. While pasta is cooking, heat another skillet on medium high heat. Add the beef and cook until meat is no longer pink.
  5. Drain beef on paper-towel lined plate to remove any excess grease.
  6. Drain pasta and return back to pot.
  7. Add cheeses to the pasta and stir until cheese is melted.
  8. Add vegetables and beef and mix well.
  9. Add Balsamic Vinaigrette and mix. Serve warm.

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About Steak, Tomatoes & Bell Pepper Pasta Salad

Regional Style: Italian



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