Pepper Steak for One Recipe

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Have a taste for pepper steak? There's no need to make enough to feed the whole neighborhood!" This small-quantity recipe, suggested by Rita Winterberger of Huson, Montana, yields savory and satisfying results.
Recommended: 52 Date Night Dinners
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:1 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 1 servings


  • 4 ounces beef round steak
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup sliced green pepper
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • Hot cooked rice, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 320 calories, 17g fat (3g saturated fat), 64mg cholesterol, 648mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 28g protein.


  1. Pound steak to tenderize; cut into 1/4-in. strips. In a skillet, brown steak in oil over medium-high heat. Add green pepper, onions and garlic; stir-fry for 2-3 minutes. Combine cornstarch, water and soy sauce until smooth; add to skillet. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1 minute or until thickened. Serve over rice if desired. Yield: 1 serving.
Originally published as Pepper Steak for One in Taste of Home February/March 2001, p11

Full-Bodied Red Wine

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

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katlaydee3 User ID: 3741999 77905
Reviewed Jul. 19, 2010

"Good pepper steak. Could use some more flavor, maybe some ginger. Will make again, nice to not have a ton of leftovers."

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