Pepper Steak

Take a less expensive portion of steak and cook slowly to make it tender. Great flavor!

    1½ Lbs round steak, cut into thin strips
    1 clove garlic, minced
    1 cup chopped onion
    ½ teaspoon salt
    ¼ teaspoon pepper
    ¼ teaspoon ginger
    1 teaspoon sugar
    ½ cup soy sauce
    1 large green pepper, cut into thin strips
    4 tomatoes, cut into eighths, or 1 1-pound can whole tomatoes, undrained
    1 Lb can bean sprouts, drained
    1 tablespoon cornstarch
    ½ cup cold water

  1. Brown steak in cooking pot on range unit over medium heat. Transfer cooking pot to heating base using hot pads.
  2. In a small bowl, combine garlic, onion, salt, pepper, ginger, sugar and soy sauce. Pour over steak. Cover and slow cook at LO (# 3) for 6 to 8 hours or Med (# 4) for 4 to 5 hours.
  3. Add green peppers, tomatoes, and bean sprouts, stir to blend. Slow cook an additional hour. Just before serving, increase heat to HI (# 5). Combine cornstarch and water. Gradually add to pepper steak, stirring until thickened. Reduce to Keep Warm (#2) for serving.

    Makes 4 to 6 servings.