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Cajun Pepper Steak Recipe
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Cajun Pepper Steak Recipe

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Cajun recipes have become popular across the country, but they've always been loved here. See if this recipe doesn't become a family favorite at your house.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 1 hour
MAKES:4-6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 1 hour
MAKES: 4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 pounds boneless round steak, cut into cubes
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) beef broth
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons cold water
  • Hot cooked rice or noodles

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 226 calories, 8 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 64 mg cholesterol, 463 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 27 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, cook beef in oil over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the broth, tomatoes, green pepper, onion, garlic, Worcestershire sauce and seasonings. Bring to a boil; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 1 hour or until meat is tender.
  2. Discard bay leaf. Combine cornstarch and water until smooth; stir into meat mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve with rice or noodles. Yield: 4-6 servings.
Originally published as Cajun Pepper Steak in Country August/September 2000, p51

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 226 calories, 8 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 64 mg cholesterol, 463 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 27 g protein.

Full-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.

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Reviewed Jun. 20, 2013

"Excellent recipe. Like in the first review, I tweaked it a little. I did not use bay leaves or basil . Also, If you are not a fan of really spicy foods I recommend using less cajun seasoning"

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Reviewed Jan. 14, 2008

"I love this recipe and so has everyone I have ever made it for; although I tweaked it a little! I like spicy so instead of diced tomato I used a can of Rotel, I skipped the bay leaf, and basil, and used 1 tsp. of Cajun seasoning. Yum...always a hit."

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