Festive Cajun Pepper Steak

Southern Living
Makes 4 to 6 servings


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1 1/2 pounds sirloin beef tips
1 teaspoon salt-free Cajun seasoning
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 medium-size green bell pepper, chopped
1 onion, chopped
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 (14 1/2-ounce) can beef broth
1 (14 1/2-ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon white wine vinegar
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1 (22-ounce) package frozen mashed potatoes
2 tablespoons cornstarch
2 tablespoons cold water


Sprinkle beef tips with Cajun seasoning.

Cook beef in hot oil in large skillet over medium-high heat 10 minutes or until browned. Add bell pepper, onion, and garlic; sauté 3 minutes.

Stir in broth and next 6 ingredients. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, cover, and simmer 1 hour or until meat is tender.

Cook frozen mashed potatoes according to package directions.

Stir together cornstarch and water until smooth; stir into meat mixture. Bring to a boil; cook, stirring constantly, 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve over mashed potatoes.

Created date

December 2002