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Slow-Cooker Pepper Steak

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  • 15 min prep time
  • 7 hr 30 min total time
  • 11 ingredients
  • 6 servings
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Flavors of ginger and soy sauce blend during slow cooking to make a delicious beef dinner.

Ingredients

1 1/2
lb boneless beef round steak
2
medium onions, cut into 1/4-inch slices
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1/2
teaspoon finely chopped gingerroot or 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1
cup Progresso™ beef flavored broth (from 32-oz carton)
3
tablespoons soy sauce
2
tablespoons cornstarch
1/4
cup cold water
2
medium green bell peppers, cut into 3/4-inch strips
2
medium tomatoes, cut into eighths
6
cups hot cooked rice

Steps

  • 1 Remove fat from beef. Cut beef into 6 serving pieces. Spray 12-inch skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium-high heat. Cook beef in skillet about 8 minutes, turning once, until brown.
  • 2 In 3- to 4-quart slow cooker, layer beef, onions, garlic and gingerroot. In small bowl, mix broth and soy sauce; pour over beef.
  • 3 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 7 to 9 hours or until beef is tender.
  • 4 In small bowl, mix cornstarch and water; gradually stir into beef mixture. Stir in bell peppers. Increase heat setting to High. Cover; cook 10 to 12 minutes or until slightly thickened. Stir in tomatoes. Cover; cook about 3 minutes longer or just until tomatoes are thoroughly heated. Serve over rice.
  • 1 Remove fat from beef. Cut beef into 6 serving pieces. Spray 12-inch skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium-high heat. Cook beef in skillet about 8 minutes, turning once, until brown.
  • 2 In 3- to 4-quart slow cooker, layer beef, onions, garlic and gingerroot. In small bowl, mix broth and soy sauce; pour over beef.
  • 3 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 7 to 9 hours or until beef is tender.
  • 4 In small bowl, mix cornstarch and water; gradually stir into beef mixture. Stir in bell peppers. Increase heat setting to High. Cover; cook 10 to 12 minutes or until slightly thickened. Stir in tomatoes. Cover; cook about 3 minutes longer or just until tomatoes are thoroughly heated. Serve over rice.

Expert Tips

Reduced-sodium soy sauce can be used to trim the sodium.

Garlic and gingerroot can be purchased chopped in jars. Use 1/2 teaspoon chopped garlic when a recipe calls for a clove of garlic. Store jarred garlic and gingerroot in the refrigerator.

This slow cooker version has the same pretty color as a stir-fry Pepper Steak. Stirring in the tomatoes at the end helps keep their shape and texture.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
390
Calories from Fat
40
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
7%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
7%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
65mg
21%
Sodium
1270mg
53%
Potassium
550mg
16%
Total Carbohydrate
55g
18%
Dietary Fiber
3g
10%
Sugars
4g
Protein
32g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
35%
35%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 3 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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