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Pepper Steak Stir Fry

Katerina | Diethood
Lots of bell peppers and juicy steak in an Asian-style sauce come together to make this easy pepper steak stir fry in just 20 minutes.
Servings : 4 servings
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients
  

FOR THE STEAK AND VEGETABLES:
  • 1 pound flank steak, sliced thinly against the grain
  • salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • 1 yellow onion, sliced thin
  • 2 bell peppers, any colors, sliced thin
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil, divided
FOR THE SAUCE:
  • 3 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seed oil
  • 1/4 cup low sodium beef broth
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 tablespoons corn starch
FOR GARNISH:
  • sliced green onions, for garnish (optional)

Instructions
 

  • Heat 1 tablespoon canola oil over medium high heat in a wok or skillet.
  • Add the prepared onions and peppers to the hot oil and season with salt and pepper; cook for 5 to 6 minutes, or until tender. Stir in the garlic, and continue to cook for 30 seconds, or until fragrant.
  • In the meantime, prepare the sauce by mixing together soy sauce, rice vinegar, sesame seed oil, beef broth, sugar, ginger, and corn starch.
  • Remove veggies from the skillet and set aside; keep covered.
  • Add the rest of the canola oil to the skillet and raise heat to high; add steak, season with salt and pepper, and cook for 2 minutes per side.
  • Stir the vegetables back in the skillet and pour in the sauce; stir and continue to cook for 1 to 2 more minutes, or until heated through and sauce has started to thicken.
  • Remove from heat, garnish with green onions, and serve over rice or cauliflower rice.

Notes

WW FREESTYLE POINTS: 6
If you are not using low sodium soy sauce and low sodium beef broth, be careful with how much salt you use on the steak and veggies. 

Nutrition

Serving: 7 ounces | Calories: 285 kcal | Carbohydrates: 12 g | Protein: 26 g | Fat: 13 g | Saturated Fat: 3 g | Cholesterol: 68 mg | Sodium: 491 mg | Potassium: 613 mg | Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 4 g | Vitamin A: 1865 IU | Vitamin C: 78.7 mg | Calcium: 38 mg | Iron: 2.4 mg | Net Carbs: 11 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Dinner, Lunch, Lunch/Dinner
Cuisine: American, Asian, Chinese
Keyword: beef stir fry recipe, pepper beef stir fry, steak stir fry