Garlicky Beef With Peppers

"For the garlic lover. This is great served with a side salad, french bread and for the true garlic lover, a head of baked garlic to spread on the bread. The combination of red and green peppers makes for a nice presentation."
photo by Leggy Peggy photo by Leggy Peggy
photo by Leggy Peggy
photo by Leggy Peggy photo by Leggy Peggy
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  • Trim fat from the beef; cut with grain into 2-inch strips.
  • Cut strips diagonally across the grain into 1/4-inch slices.
  • Heat the olive oil in nonstick skillet.
  • Add onion, garlic, thyme, salt and pepper.
  • Cook and stir over medium-high heat about 3 minutes or until onion is tender.
  • Stir in the meat and bell peppers, cook and stir about 4 minutes or until beef is no longer pink.
  • Stir in wine; reduce heat, cover and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Stir cornstarch into beef broth until disolved; add to beef mixture.
  • Cook and stir over medium high heat until thickened.
  • Serve over noodles.

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  1. Leggy Peggy
    Lovely dish and so quick to make. I didn't have a green pepper so subbed snow peas, but otherwise followed the recipe, using the recommended wine and plenty of fresh thyme from the garden. The gravy is delish. I especially liked the flexibility this recipe offers. It lends itself to having additional or different veggies or even chillies, if that's what your eaters likes. Thanks for posting.
  2. mama smurf
    Yummo!! Fixed this last night for dinner and served it with a green salad and what a wonderful dish!!!! Made as written and it is in my file for my rotation meals. Made for French Country Kitchen Herb & Spice of the Month - Thyme...January 2010. UPDATE: I have made this again adding a little more garlic...yummy!
  3. brandidt
    Just average for me. My family like it. I will probably make it again but it's not a five.
  4. corfu74
    This was a great recipe.....Thank you so much. Unfortunately, I used some beef chunk instead of round steak and had to simmer it for 1.5 hours. However, it was the BEST!! I recommend it highly if you are using a denser meat. Also, I added about 1 tablespoon of garlic salt with parsley AND some boiled broccoli. I also served it over jasmine rice. Fantastic!! Oops...forgot to add that I added another 1/4 cup of red wine and did not use the cornstarch at all. Next time, I recommend using 2 cups of beef broth to 2.5 cups if you want to make it into a stew the way I did. I also did not include the thyme (husband doesn't like that spice). Thanks again.
  5. kzbhansen
    This was very tasty!! We really enjoyed this!! We aren't much for peppers so I just used a small amount of red peppers, my kids pulled them out. We are all garlic fanatics and this really hit the bill Thanks for posting!!!


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