Pork with Three Peppers
I like to cut the meat and vegetables ahead of time. Then this entree goes from the skillet to the table in no time.—Sheri La Fleche, New Bedford, Massachusetts
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 1 pound pork tenderloin, cut into 1/4-inch strips
- 2 medium onions, sliced and separated into rings
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 1 tablespoon canola oil
- 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) beef broth
- 1 each medium sweet red, yellow and green pepper, julienned
- 1/4 cup tomato paste
- 1/4 cup salsa
- 1 to 2 teaspoons chili powder
- 1/2 teaspoons salt
- 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1/4 cup cold water
- Hot cooked rice
- In a large skillet, stir-fry the pork, onions and garlic in oil for 3 minutes. Stir in the broth, peppers, tomato paste, salsa, chili powder and salt. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-12 minutes or until pork is no longer pink, stirring occasionally.
- Combine the flour and water until smooth; gradually add to pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve over rice.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 270 calories, 8g fat (2g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 805mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 5g fiber), 26g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch, 1 vegetable.
Originally published as Pork with Three Peppers in Taste of Home February/March 2002
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