Pepper Steak Sandwiches
"You'll want to make plenty of these speedy sandwiches because they're unbelievably delicious," promises Ruby Williams from her home in Bogalusa, Louisiana. Garlic flavors a mixture of leftover steak, green pepper strips and sliced onion heaped on crisp rolls.
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 2 medium green peppers, julienned
- 1 small onion, sliced
- 4 garlic cloves, minced, divided
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 2 cups cooked beef sirloin or round steak (3/4 pound), thinly sliced
- 1/2 teaspoon salt, optional
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- 1/4 cup butter, softened
- 4 French or Italian sandwich rolls, split and toasted
- In a large skillet, saute the green peppers, onion and half of the garlic in oil until vegetables are tender. Add steak, salt if desired and pepper; heat through.
- Blend butter and remaining garlic; spread over cut side of rolls. Place steak mixture on bottom halves; replace roll tops.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 252 calories, 16g fat (0 saturated fat), 58mg cholesterol, 175mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 21g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 meat, 1 vegetable.
Originally published as Pepper Steak Sandwiches in Quick Cooking November/December 1999