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Pepper Steak – Fajita

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Pepper Steak – Fajita
by James Belardo

Inspired by a traditional pepper steak we’ve developed this simple and refreshing take with a south-western accent!

Ingredients

1-2 lbs. eye of round, quick-fry steaks cut into strips
1/2 onion sliced
2 cloves garlic
1 red pepper
1 green pepper
1 Poblano pepper
1/2 – 3/4 cup sliced Cremini mushrooms
3-4 roma tomatoes or 12-18 cherry tomatoes – diced
1/2 cup white wine
olive oil
lime juice (1 lime)
Zio’s Smokey Rub
salt and pepper
flat-leaf parsley
flour (for dredging)

Starch Suggestion
brown rice

Steak Preparation – Dredge and season steak
flour
salt

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Directions
1. Heat 2-3 tbsp of olive oil on medium heat and sauté the onions and the garlic (as well as the optional hot pepper or  flakes).

#Fajita #PepperSteak #homemade #CucinaDelloZio - sauté onions garlic & hot pep flakes

2. Once the onions begin to turn translucent toss in the seasoned strips of steak, drizzle 1 tbsp of olive oil on top and mix well.
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3. Drizzle a bit of olive oil on top and add the peppers, let cook until the peppers begin to soften

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4. Add the wine and 1 tbsp butter, let simmer for 1 or 2 minutes

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5. Add the sliced Cremini mushrooms (optional). Let simmer until the mushroom begin to soften.

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6. Add the 1/2 cup hand-crushed tomatoes and let simmer for a few minutes.

#Fajita #PepperSteak #homemade #CucinaDelloZio - add tomatoes

7. Add the freshly squeezed lime juice, let simmer for a few minutes.

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8. Fold in the chopped flat-leaf parsley and serve over brown rice.

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Enjoy!

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Written by Zio James

May 2, 2016 at 4:53 PM

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