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Pepper Steak

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#CucinaDelloZio #Homemade #PepperSteak

Pepper Steak
by James Belardo

Pepper Steak may have it’s root in Asian cuisine but I wouldn’t tell that to an Italian. This classic take on an Italian family favorite is best served with rice rather than pasta.

Tonite on #CucinaDelloZio #Homemade #PepperSteak - ingredients

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
1/2 – 3/4 cup sliced Cremini mushrooms (optional)
1/2 cup hand-crushed San Marzano tomatoes
1/2 cup red wine (1/4 cup used for marinade)
2-4 tbsp butter
olive oil
lemon juice (1/2 lemon)
2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
salt and pepper
flat-leaf parsley
flour (for dredging)

Serve with
brown rice

Steak Prep
Marinade for 1-2 hours if possible
2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
Red wine (1/4 cup)
1/8 cup olive oil

Dredge and season steak
remove marinade from steak (save marinade) and let drain for about 15 minutes, pat dry if you like.
flour
salt and pepper

Directions
1. Heat 2-3 tbsp of olive oil on medium heat and sauté onions (and the optional hot pepper flakes) adding the garlic as the onions begin to turn translucent.
#CucinaDelloZio #Homemade #PepperSteak - the #onions
2. Once the garlic begins to soften add 1 tbsp of unsalted butter
#CucinaDelloZio #Homemade #PepperSteak - then the #garlic (w/hot pepper flakes)
3. Toss in the floured and seasoned steak strips and let cook for 10 minutes or so.
#CucinaDelloZio #Homemade #PepperSteak - thinly cut eye of round w/some #butter
4. Drizzle a bit of olive oil and add the peppers, let cook until the peppers begin to soften
#CucinaDelloZio #Homemade #PepperSteak - red and green #peppers
5. Add 1/4 cup of wine and 1 tbsp butter, let simmer for 1 or 2 minutes
#CucinaDelloZio #Homemade #PepperSteak - 1/4 cup of red #wine (another dab of #butter )
6. Add the sliced Cremini mushrooms (optional). Let simmer until the mushroom begin to soften.
#CucinaDelloZio #Homemade #PepperSteak - #cremini #mushrooms
7. Add the 1/2 cup hand-crushed tomatoes and let simmer for a few minutes.
#CucinaDelloZio #Homemade #PepperSteak - a ladle of handcrushed #Tomatoes
8. Add the freshly squeezed lemon juice, let simmer for a few minutes.
#CucinaDelloZio #Homemade #PepperSteak - fresh #Lemon  juice
9. Fold in the chopped flat-leaf parsley and serve over brown rice.
#CucinaDelloZio #Homemade #PepperSteak - fresh flat-leaf #parsley #CucinaDelloZio #Homemade #PepperSteak - with #Turmeric #brownRice

Enjoy!

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Written by Zio James

February 23, 2015 at 3:15 PM

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  1. […] To warm are bones in these frigid days in February there’s nothing like a bit of saucy and peppery Pepper Steak! […]


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