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Easy Pepper Steak Recipe

Easy Pepper Steak Recipe

We live on the eastern edge of the Sand Hills here in Nebraska, where most folks are ranchers. This popular beef dish is tasty as well as colorful.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 55 min. YIELD:4-6 servings


  • 1 pound beef top round steak, cut into 1/4-inch x 2-inch strips
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 can (10-1/2 ounces) beef broth
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 medium green peppers, cut into strips
  • 1 cup thinly sliced onion
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup cold water
  • 2 fresh tomatoes, peeled and cut into wedges
  • Cooked rice


  • 1. Sprinkle meat with paprika. In a large skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Brown beef. Add broth and garlic. Simmer, covered, for 30 minutes. Add green peppers and onion. Cover and continue to simmer for 5 minutes.
  • 2. Combine cornstarch, soy sauce and water; stir into meat mixture. Cook and stir until thickened. Gently stir in tomatoes and heat through. Serve over rice. Yield: 4-6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 317 calories, 10g fat (0 saturated fat), 46mg cholesterol, 405mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 21g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 lean meat, 1-1/2 starch, 1-1/2 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

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cocofaye83 User ID: 8957102 255647
Reviewed Oct. 20, 2016

"I was very pleased with how this turned out! I did season my beef a little more by adding a little salt, pepper, and steak seasoning. I will not use frozen already sliced peppers again (my choice, not the recipes) as I felt they became a little too soft."

Risker User ID: 8779689 244331
Reviewed Feb. 23, 2016

"I was a hit with this recipe!"

Manka3 User ID: 8272681 221571
Reviewed Feb. 28, 2015

"Better than expected, loved it."

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