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Pepper Steak, Bayou Green Beans and Country Style Mashed Potatoes

Total Time - 45 minutes / Makes 4 Servings

Cooking Sequence

  • Prepare pepper steak and start to simmer: 25 minutes
  • Prepare green beans: 15 minutes
  • Prepare mashed potatoes; serve: 5 minutes

  • Pepper Steak, Bayou Green Beans and Country Style Mashed Potatoes

    Pepper Steak

    1 pound beef cube steak
    1 tablespoon seasoned salt
    1 cup flour
    large resealable food storage bag
    1 1/2 tablespoons canola oil, divided
    8 ounces steak topper vegetables (contains fresh pre-sliced mushrooms, onions and red/green bell peppers)
    1 teaspoon chopped garlic
    one 14 1/2-ounce can stewed tomatoes
    one 12-ounce jar brown gravy
    1/2 teaspoon beef base
    1/4 teaspoon black pepper

    1. If using large steaks, cut into 4 to 6 pieces.
    2. Mix seasoned salt and flour together in bag.
    3. Preheat sauté pan on high for 1-2 minutes.
    4. Add steak, one piece at time, to bag; shake to coat.
    5. Add 1 tablespoon of oil to sauté pan. When oil is hot, add steaks to sauté pan. Sauté for 3-5 minutes on each side. When turning, add remaining 1/2 tablespoon of oil.
    6. Remove steaks to plate. Add steak topper vegetables, garlic and tomatoes to sauté pan. Sauté for 4 minutes covered, stirring occasionally.
    7. Add gravy, beef base and black pepper. Stir until beef base is dissolved. Reduce heat to medium-low. Return steaks to pan and spoon sauce over top of steaks. Cover and simmer for 20-25 minutes or until tender.
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    Country Style Mashed Potatoes

    one 20-ounce package country-style mashed potatoes
    1/4 cup reduced fat milk
    1 tablespoon butter

    1. Place potatoes in microwave-safe cooking dish. Microwave on high for 2 minutes.
    2. Add milk and stir. Add butter and stir. Let sit.
    3. When meal has almost finished cooking, heat potatoes in microwave on high for additional 2 minutes. Serve.
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    Bayou Green Beans

    two 14 1/2-ounce cans green beans
    (reserve 1/2 cup liquid from beans)
    3 precooked bacon slices
    2 tablespoons diced pimentos
    1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
    1/2 teaspoon sugar
    1 1/2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
    1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
    1/2 teaspoon dry mustard

    1. Preheat saucepan on medium-high for 1-2 minutes.
    2. Drain beans, reserving 1/2 cup of liquid. Add beans and reserved liquid to saucepan. Cover.
    3. While beans come to a boil, finely dice bacon. Add, along with pimentos, to beans.
    4. Add seasoned salt, sugar, vinegar, Worcestershire, and dry mustard to pan. Stir to mix well. Cover and simmer 8-10 minutes, stirring occasionally. (Makes 6 servings.)
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    Nutritional Information

    Calories (kcal) 552; Total Fat (g) 27.1; Saturated Fat (g) 10.3; Cholesterol (mg) 88; Carbohydrate (g) 47.2; Dietary Fiber (g) 8; Protein (g) 31.1; Sodium (mg) 1832; Potassium (mg) 932; Calcium (mg) 116; Iron (mg) 6

    Daily Values: Vitamin A 28%; Vitamin C 70%; Calcium 14%; Iron 33%
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    Add to your grocery list 1 tbsp butter
    Add to your grocery list 1 (20-oz) package country-style mashed potatoes
    Add to your grocery list 1/4 cup reduced-fat milk

    Dry Grocery
    Add to your grocery list 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
    Add to your grocery list 1 1/2 tsp balsamic vinegar
    Add to your grocery list 1/2 tsp beef base
    Add to your grocery list 1/4 tsp black pepper
    Add to your grocery list 1 (12-oz) jar brown gravy
    Add to your grocery list 1 1/2 tbsp canola oil, divided
    Add to your grocery list 1/2 tsp dry mustard
    Add to your grocery list 1 cup flour
    Add to your grocery list 2 (14 1/2-oz) cans green beans
    Add to your grocery list large resealable food storage bag
    Add to your grocery list 2 tbsp pimento
    Add to your grocery list 1 tbsp + 1/2 tsp seasoned salt
    Add to your grocery list 1 (14 1/2-oz) can stewed tomatoes
    Add to your grocery list 1/2 tsp sugar

    Add to your grocery list 1 lb beef cube steak
    Add to your grocery list 3 pre-cooked bacon slices

    Add to your grocery list 1 tsp chopped garlic
    Add to your grocery list 8 oz steak topper vegetables

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    Utensils & Cookware

  • 12-inch non-stick sauté pan with lid
  • knife and cutting board
  • measuring utensils
  • tongs
  • microwave-safe cooking dish
  • cooking spoons
  • 2-quart saucepan with lid
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    Aprons Advice

    To reduce sodium, use frozen green beans and 1/2 cup water. Cook for an additional 5 minutes.
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