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This easy crock pot pepper steak recipe is a tasty combination of steak strips and peppers in a delicious Asian-inspired sauce mixture. This is great comfort food, perfect for an everyday family dinner.
Serve the pepper steak over hot cooked rice or noodles and include a salad for a fabulous meal.
- 2 pounds beef round steak (about 1 inch thick, cut into 3-inch strips)
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil (canola, corn oil, safflower, etc.)
- 1/4 cup soy sauce (preferably reduced sodium)
- 1 large onion (chopped)
- 1 medium clove garlic (crushed and minced)
- 1 teaspoon sugar (granulated) or brown sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper (freshly ground)
- 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
- 1 can (14.5 to 16 ounces) tomatoes (cut up, with juices)
- 2 large green bell peppers (cut into strips, or 1 red and 1 green)
- 2 tablespoons cold water
- 1 tablespoon cornstarch
- 1 cup hot cooked rice
Place the beef strips in the crockery insert of the slow cooker.
In a bowl combine the vegetable oil, soy sauce, onion, garlic, sugar, salt and pepper, and ginger; pour over beef.
Cover and cook on LOW for 5 to 6 hours, or until the meat is tender.
Add tomatoes and green peppers; cover and cook on LOW for 1 hour longer.
Combine the cold water and cornstarch to make a smooth paste; stir into the slow cooker, increase the heat to HIGH and continue cooking until the liquids have thickened.
Serve pepper steak over noodles or rice.
Serves 6 to 8.