Making it Yourself
There are awesome advantages to cooking from simple and nutritious ingredients in your own kitchen. For example, the flavors are tasty, the nutrition reflects your ingredients and everyone appreciates a meal together. Here’s an easy recipe for you!
Peppers & Lean Beef Recipe
Ingredients: 1-1/2 lb round steak (beef or venison); 2 T. oil; 1 green pepper; 1 large can diced tomatoes; 1/4 cup soy sauce; 1/2 t. garlic powder; 1/2 t. black pepper; 1/2 t. ground ginger; 1 cup beef broth or water; 2 T. cornstarch
Directions: Trim fat from steak. Slice into thin, 2-3 inch strips. Wash green pepper, remove core and seeds, slice into thin, 2-3 inch strips. Add oil to a large, heated skillet over medium high heat. Add meat and cook, stirring, for 5-7 min. until medium-rare. Add green pepper and cook 3-4 min. longer, stirring. Reduce heat and add all remaining ingredients except broth (or water) and cornstarch. Simmer with a lid for 10 min. With a whisk, mix together broth (or water) and cornstarch well. Add to pepper & beef mixture, stirring to make a smooth sauce. Simmer 10 more minutes to thicken, stirring a few times.
A Balanced Meal: Serve Peppers & Lean Beef over cooked brown rice with a leafy green salad on the side and cut-up fruit for dessert.
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