Mardi Gras Beef Recipe
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Mardi Gras Beef Recipe

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Mardi Gras Beef, shared by Lucy Meyring of Walden, Colorado, tastes great right from the grill, which also speeds cleanup. The seasoning and vegetables give the beef a wonderful summertime twist.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 small green pepper, cut into strips
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder, divided
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 to 1-1/2 pounds beef top sirloin steak (1 inch thick)
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) stewed tomatoes, juice drained and reserved
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Nutritional Facts

4 ounce-weight: 263 calories, 13g fat (3g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 234mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 2g fiber), 23g protein.


  1. In a large skillet, saute onion, green pepper, thyme and 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder in oil until vegetables are crisp-tender. Meanwhile, sprinkle steak with remaining garlic powder.
  2. Grill or broil steak 5 in. from the heat for 3-4 minutes (for medium-rare), on each side, or until desired doneness is reached.
  3. Add tomatoes to skillet. Combine reserved tomato juice and cornstarch; add to vegetable mixture. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Thinly slice meat; serve with vegetables. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Mardi Gras Beef in Taste of Home June/July 1993 , p13

Full-Bodied Red Wine

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

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Medic 716 User ID: 4089259 4009
Reviewed Aug. 19, 2014

"Very quick and easy to make. Good flavor."

TexasR User ID: 2715154 4007
Reviewed Jul. 10, 2011

"I love this recipe, I have been making it for a number of years. It's a great weeknight dinner that won't skeep you in the kitchen."

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