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Mardi Gras Beef

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


  • 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


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

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