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Festive Cajun Pepper Steak

Yield Makes 4 to 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

How to Make It

  1. Sprinkle beef tips with Cajun seasoning.

  2. 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.

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

  4. Cook frozen mashed potatoes according to package directions.

  5. 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.