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Zesty Cajun Pepper Steak Recipe

Zesty Cajun Pepper Steak Recipe

The seasonings in this recipe turn beef into a zesty dish you’ll want to serve again and again.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 1-1/4 hours YIELD:4 servings


  • 1-1/2 pounds beef top round steak, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 medium onions, halved and sliced
  • 2 medium green peppers, julienned
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, julienned
  • 1 celery rib, sliced
  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 4 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce, optional
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons cold water
  • Hot cooked egg noodles or rice


  • 1. In a large skillet, brown beef in butter over medium heat; drain. Stir in the onions, peppers and celery; cook and stir for 2 minutes.
  • 2. Add the water, Worcestershire sauce, chili powder, soy sauce, Cajun seasoning and pepper sauce if desired. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 1 to 1-1/2 hours or until meat is tender.
  • 3. Combine cornstarch and cold water until smooth; stir into meat mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve with noodles or rice. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 345 calories, 11 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 111 mg cholesterol, 509 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 41 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied Red Wine

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