Pepper Steak

Pepper Steak

"Jean Bunders of Wauzeka, Wisconsin is a nutritionist of her county's Department of Aging. She notes, 'I got this recipe in a cooking class I attended. Everyone in class really liked it.'"
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30 m servings
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  1. Cut steak into 2-in. x 1/8-in. strips. In a large skillet or wok, brown steak in oil. Add garlic, ginger, salt if desired and pepper; cook 1 minute. Remove meat and keep warm. Add green pepper and onions to skillet; cook and stir for 5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Dissolve bouillon in hot water; add to skillet with water chestnuts. Combine cornstarch, soy sauce, cold water and sugar; stir into skillet. Add meat. Cook and stir until mixture boils; cook and stir 2 minutes more.

Footnotes

  • Nutritional Analysis: One serving (prepared with reduced-sodium bouillon and reduced-sodium soy sauce and without added salt) equals 188 calories, 8 g fat (0 saturated fat), 29 mg cholesterol, 453 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 8 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 vegetable, 2 lean meat.

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I cooked mine in a slow cooker due to schedules & b/c I like my steaks, if not very rare, then very tender and it came out wonderful and extremely tender. First, I placed the bouillon & water i...

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it was not good. This is definitely a intermediate recipe and basic. It lacks flavor and the peppers should simmer in the broth allot longer than 2 minutes

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I cooked mine in a slow cooker due to schedules & b/c I like my steaks, if not very rare, then very tender and it came out wonderful and extremely tender. First, I placed the bouillon & water i...

My Rating: Excellent basic recipe; I agree with the many others who have rated this recipe. This recipe is wonderful because you can actually modify it to your liking and it still turns out goo...

This was a great basic recipe for pepper steak. I think if i make it again I will not let the peppers get too tender. I mistimed the cooking time. Also I like a thicker sauce and would add mor...

Bell peppers were on sale at the store, so I used the green ones plus the red & yellow ones. The water chestnuts added a nice crunch. It was an easy, fast dinner, and everyone loved it! I'm goin...

My daughter (aged 17 and the pickiest eater of all time!!!) thinks this is better than any she's ever tasted. I had to leave out the water chestnuts but I've made it 3 times now and the whole f...

Followed directions and it was wonderful!!! Did not add water chestnuts. highly recmnd

I've tried several pepper steak recipes and this was a good one. I used reduced sodium bouillon and soy sauce, and replaced the sugar with 1/2 of a packet of sugar substitute. Very good. A keep...

I had to improvise some but this dish is very versitile. I used fresh mushrooms, had to omit the waterchestnuts, had none on hand. Will definitely use them next time. This dish is so quick to...

This was a good quality pepper steak, throughout my travels and years as a professional chef I have had the pleasure of sampling many variations of this recipe and thus far I have found this par...

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