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Quick and Easy Italian Pepper Steak Recipe

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Quick and Easy Italian Pepper Steak Recipe

Every family should have a good recipe for pepper steak on hand. It's a classic meal that is tasty and hearty. It will leave your whole family feeling full and satisfied when they leave the dinner table.

This is a unique pepper steak recipe in that it combines bite-sized steak strips with pasta and vegetables. We all know how hard it can be to get kids to eat their vegetables without complaining or making a fuss, especially when they're younger. By making this recipe, you'll have next to no trouble getting them to eat their veggies!

All of the different flavors in this recipe will help mask the bitterness that kids hate in vegetables. We recommend using pepper and onion stir-fry vegetables in this recipe, but you can use whatever vegetables you want. This recipe is designed to be quick and easy, which is why we recommend using frozen veggies.

We have hundreds of other dinner recipes on our site for you to look through. Each recipe is designed to be as flavorful as possible. Many of them are just as fast and simple as this pepper steak recipe. Our goal is to make your job as a parent easier; part of that means giving you recipes that make dinner easy!

Quick and Easy Italian Pepper Steak


1 (9 ounce) package refrigerated fettuccine
12 ounces beef top sirloin steak, trimmed and cut into thin bite-size strips
¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper
2 Tablespoons olive oil
1 (16 ounce) package frozen pepper and onion stir-fry vegetables, thawed and well drained
2 Tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1 (15 ounce) can chunky Italian-Style tomato sauce



1. Cook pasta according to package directions, drain well. Return pasta to pan, cover and keep warm.

2. Combine steak strips and the ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper. Set aside.

3. In a large skillet heat 1 Tablespoon of the olive oil over medium heat. Add thawed vegetables and stir-fry for 2 to 3 minutes until crisp-tender.

4. Carefully add balsamic vinegar, toss to coat. Remove from skillet, cover and keep warm.

5. Heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil the same skillet. Add beef and stir-fry for 2 to 3 minutes or until desired doneness.

6. Stir in tomato sauce, heat through.

7. Toss beef mixture with pasta and vegetables. Makes 4 servings.

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