Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Green Pepper Steak

This dish is a perfect weeknight meal. It's hearty, healthy, and delicious. And it's pretty easy--the hardest part is waiting for it to be ready to eat.

Green Pepper Steak
Recipe adapted from Dorothy Rich
Pictures by Kelly
Serves 4

1 tablespoon olive oil
1/3 cup soy sauce
4 tablespoons water
2 large garlic cloves, minced
1 tablespoon ginger root, finely chopped
1 pound chuck tender steak, cut into 1/4 inch strips
1 green bell pepper, cut into thin strips
1 cup green onion, chopped
1 cup celery, diced
1 tablespoon corn starch
1/3 cup water
4 Roma tomatoes, halved and sliced lengthwise
  1. In a bowl, mix soy sauce, 4 tablespoons water, garlic and ginger. Add steak and let stand 5 minutes.
  2. Heat oil to medium high heat in a large skillet. Add steak (without sauce) and cook until all sides are browned. Pour sauce onto steak and cover. Let simmer on low 20 minutes.
  3. Add vegetables to skillet. Cook, covered, 5-10 more minutes, or until vegetables are tender.
  4. In a small bowl, mix corn starch and water until smooth. Add to sauce and stir until thickened.
  5. Add tomatoes and cook, just until warm. Serve over rice.

1 comment:

Layla said...

This was soo soo yummy! I will definitely make it again!

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