Slow Cooking Thursday~Twisted Pepper Steak in Gravy & Mountain White Cake with Chocolate Buttercream Icing

Slow Cooking Thursday is hosted by Diary of a Stay at Home Mom.

1-2 tablespoons light olive oil
2 pounds round steak, trimmed of fat and cut into 3 inch slices
1 medium onion, chopped
1 red pepper, sliced into thin strips
1/3 cup soy sauce
2 teaspoons minced garlic (jar)
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 teaspoon white pepper
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1 can diced tomatoes with juice
1 can beef consomme or
a scant 2 cups hot water with 2 teaspoons beef granules

  • In a large skillet heat olive oil
  • When hot, brown the beef slices, drain and transfer to the slow cooker
  • In the same pan combine the consomme, onions, tomatoes and juice, brown sugar, salt, pepper, garlic and soy sauce.
  • Bring to a slow boil.
  • Pour over beef.
  • Cover and cook on high for 1 hour
  • Reduce the heat to low and cook 3-4 hours until beef is tender
  • Add the red pepper
  • Cook 1 more hour
  • Return heat to high
  • Using a large pasta claw remove the meat and peppers to serving bowl
  • Add Roux
  • Stir into the gravy and cook until desired thickness
  • Pour over meat in serving bowl and toss to coat
  • Serve over white rice or noodles

1/4 cup Crisco
1/4 cup softened butter
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups powdered sugar
1 +/- tablespoons milk

  • With a hand mixer mix together the crisco and softened butter
  • Add the vanilla extract and beat smooth
  • Gradually add the sugar, adding the 1st tablespoon of milk midway
  • After adding all sugar beat until creamy adding a dash more milk if necessary

I do the memes: Menu Plan Monday hosted by aura at I’m an Organizing Junkie, Favorite Ingredient Friday hosted by Kathryn at Overwhelmed with Joy, Freezer Food Friday hosted by MJ at mjpuzzlemom, Scrumptious Sunday hosted by Meredith at Mercedes Rocks and Slow Cooking Thursday hosted by Sandra at Diary of a Stay at Home Mom. Doing them all make great additions to help keeping me on track and finding so new recipes!