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Southwestern Steak & Peppers Recipe

Looking for an easy Southwestern Steak & Peppers recipe? Learn how to make Southwestern Steak & Peppers using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by christinavt

Makes 4 servings



From eatingwell.com. cumin, ground coriander, chili powder, salt, coarsely ground pepper, boneless top sirloin steak, garlic, canola oil or extra-virgin olive oil, red bell peppers, onion, brown sugar, brewed coffee or prepared instant coffee, balsamic vinegar, watercress sprigs cvt

Recipe Ingredients for Southwestern Steak & Peppers

1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon ground coriander (2013)
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste
3/4 teaspoon (coarsely) ground pepper, plus more to taste
10 3/5 ounces top sirloin steak, cooked per recipe, net from 1 pound fresh, boneless, trimmed of fat (13454)
3 cloves garlic, peeled, 1 halved and 2 minced
3 teaspoons canola oil or extra-virgin olive oil, divided
2 red bell peppers, thinly sliced
1 medium white onion, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced
1 teaspoon brown sugar
1/2 cup brewed coffee or prepared instant coffee
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar (91979)
4 cups watercress

Recipe Directions for Southwestern Steak & Peppers

  1. Mix cumin, coriander, chili powder, salt and 3/4 teaspoon pepper in a small bowl. Rub steak with the cut garlic. Rub the spice mix all over the steak.

  2. Heat 2 teaspoons oil in a large heavy skillet, preferably cast iron, over medium-high heat. Add the steak and cook to desired doneness, 4 to 6 minutes per side for medium-rare. Transfer to a cutting board and let rest.

  3. Add remaining 1 teaspoon oil to the skillet. Add bell peppers and onion; cook, stirring often, until softened, about 4 minutes. Add minced garlic and brown sugar; cook, stirring often, for 1 minute. Add coffee, vinegar and any accumulated meat juices; cook for 3 minutes to intensify flavor. Season with pepper.

  4. 4. To serve, mound 1 cup watercress on each plate. Top with the sauteed peppers and onion. Slice the steak thinly across the grain and arrange on the vegetables. Pour the sauce from the pan over the steak. Serve immediately.

Categories

Beef, Main Dish, American-Southwestern, Simmer, Stir Fry, Gluten-Free

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 248.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
226
Calories from Fat
81
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.0g
14%
Saturated Fat
2.3g
12%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
67mg
22%
Sodium
216mg
9%
Potassium
625mg
18%
Total Carbohydrates
10.9g
4%
Dietary Fiber
2.1g
8%
Sugars
6.5g
Protein
24.7g
Vitamin A 71% Vitamin C 217%
Calcium 7% Iron 20%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • High in vitamin B12
  • Very high in vitamin C
  • High in zinc
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