Beef Pepper Steak

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 pound beef top round or top sirloin steak, cut 3/4 inch thick or flank steak
  • 1/2 cup prepared Italian dressing
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 large bell peppers, any color, cut into 1/8-inch strips
  • 1 onion, cut into 1/8-inch wedges

Directions

  • Cut beef steak lengthwise in half, then crosswise into 1/8-inch thick strips. Place beef and 1/3 cup Italian dressing in food-safe plastic bag; turn beef to coat. Reserve remaining dressing for vegetables. Close bag securely and marinate in refrigerator 30 minutes to 2 hours.
  • Remove beef from marinade; discard marinade. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add 1/2 of beef; stir-fry 1 to 2 minutes or until outside surface of beef is no longer pink. (Do not overcook.) Remove from skillet. Repeat with remaining beef. Season beef with salt and pepper; keep warm. Wipe skillet with paper towel.
  • Heat remaining Italian dressing in same skillet until hot. Add peppers and onion. Stir-fry 5 to 6 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender.
  • Return beef and juices to skillet. Cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes or until heated through.
Recipe courtesy of the National Cattleman’s Beef Association

This recipe is an excellent source of protein, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, selenium and zinc, and a good source of iron.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 306
  Calories from Fat 176 (58%)
(30%)Total Fat 19g
(35%)Saturated Fat 7g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 8g
(26%)Cholesterol 78mg
(3%)Sodium 72mg
(17%)Potassium 609mg
Total Carbohydrate 10g
(9%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 6g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(46%)Protein 23g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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