Savory Pepper Steak Recipe

by Susan on April 20, 2011

in Frugal Cooking, Main Dish Recipes, Recipes

Frugal Recipes

This is one of my Grandma Isa’s recipes.


  • 1 and 1/2 pounds of round steak – cut into 1/2 in thick strips
  • 1/4 c flour
  • 1/2 teas salt
  • 1/8 teas pepper
  • 1/4 c shortening – for browning the steak
  • 1 can crushed tomatoes – drained and save the liquid
  • 1 and 3/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 small clove garlic – minced
  • 1 Tbls beef gravy base


1.   Coat steak in mixture of Flour salt and pepper, then brown the strips in a large skillet with hot shortening.

2. Add reserved liquid from tomatoes, water onion garlic and gravy base to the meat.   Cover and simmer until tender.

Cooking Tips & More

This is really good served over mashed potatoes or noodles.

Also I have never used gravy base and am not sure what it is but when I make this I add a little mixture of flour and milk to make the liquid a little thicker like gravy.   I also add some strips of Green and Red Peppers sometimes because I think Pepper Steak should have peppers and wonder if Grandma may just have forgotten to put that in when she wrote down her recipe.

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