Impress your Valentine by preparing this deliciously simple Red & Green Pepper Steak! Beef (yes, beef) can fit into a healthy diet! In fact, in one 3 oz. cooked portion gives you 10 essential nutrients including protein, zinc, iron and B vitamins. Even the Mediterranean style eating pattern allows modest amounts of beef.
1 T reduced-sodium soy sauce
1 T dry red wine
1 T white vinegar
1 t ginger (fresh or ground)
1 pound London Broil, flank steak or Round Steak, cut against the grain in finger size strips
2 Tbsp olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 small yellow onion, sliced thin
1 red pepper, sliced lengthwise into ¼” wide strips
1 green pepper, sliced lengthwise into ¼” wide strips
1 12 to 14 oz. can of no salt added diced tomatoes
1 cup low sodium beef broth
2 tsp cornstarch
- In a medium-sized bowel, combine the soy sauce, wine, vinegar and ginger. Add the steak & toss well to coat.
- In a heavy 12-inch skillet, heat 1T of the olive oil over moderate to high heat for about 1 minute. Drain the beef, reserving the marinade, and add the steak to the skillet. Cook, stirring often, until no longer pink. Transfer the beef to a platter.
- Add another T of olive oil to the skillet and add the garlic, onion and peppers. Cook, stirring for 1 minute until the vegetables are tender but still crisp.
- Combine the marinade with the beef broth and cornstarch. Add to the skillet and heat until thickened. Return the beef & any juices to the skillet. Cook and stir until heated through. Serve with rice and enjoy! Serves 4.
Total Fat: 16 g
Saturated: 4.5 g
Trans: 0 g
Monounsaturated 5 g
Cholesterol: 45 mg
Sodium: 280 mg
Carbohydrates: 17 g
Dietary Fiber: 4 g
Sugars: 8 g
Protein: 28 g
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