Pepper Steak


Classifications: Main Dishes

Qty Measure Ingredient


1 pound boneless sirloin steak

2 tablespoons cooking oil

1 teaspoon ground ginger

1 teaspoon salt, optional

1/2 teaspoon pepper

3 large green peppers, thinly sliced

2 large onions, thinly sliced

3/4 teaspoon beef bouillon granules

3/4 cup hot water

1 8oz can sliced water chestnuts, sliced

1 tablespoon cornstarch

1/4 cup soy sauce

1/4 cup cold water

1/2 teaspoon sugar

Instructions: Cut steak into 2-in. x 1/8-in. strips. In a large skillet or wok, brown steak in oil. Add garlic, ginger, salt if desired, and pepper; cook 1 minute. Remove meat and keep warm. Add green peppers and onions to skillet; cook and stir for 5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Dissolve bouillon in hot water; add to skillet with water chestnuts. Combine cornstarch, soy sauce, cold water and sugar; stir into skillet. Add meat. Cook and stir until mixture boils; cook and stir2 minutes more.



Background: Note: DIABETIC EXCHANGES: One serving (prepared with low-sodium bouillon and light soy sauce and without added salt) equals 3 vegetable, 2 lean meat; also, 188 calories, 453 mg sodium, 29 mg cholesterol, 16 gm carbohydrate, 15 gm protein, 8 gm fat.

Serves: 6

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