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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

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.
salt and pepper

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


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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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