So-Easy Pepper Steak
Servings: Serves 4.
1 pound boneless beef round steak, cut 3/4 to 1 inch thick
Salt and black pepper
1 tablespoon cooking oil
3 tablespoons Italian-style tomato paste
1 14-1/2-ounce can Italian-style stewed tomatoes, undrained
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1 16-ounce package frozen pepper stir-fry vegetables (yellow, green, and red peppers and onion)
Trim fat from meat. Cut meat into 4 serving-size pieces; sprinkle lightly with salt and black pepper. In a large skillet, brown meat on both sides in hot oil. Transfer to a 3-1/2- or 4-quart electric crockery cooker.
In a medium bowl, stir together undrained tomatoes, tomato paste, and Worcestershire sauce; pour over meat in crockery cooker. Top with frozen vegetables. Cover and cook on high-heat setting for 5 to 6 hours or until meat and vegetables are tender. (Or, cover and cook on low-heat setting 10 to 12 hours).