Beef with Red and Yellow Bell Peppers Recipe

Beef with Red and Yellow Bell Peppers Recipe

How To Make Beef with Red and Yellow Bell Peppers

This easy recipe combines beef, bell peppers, and a bunch of seasonings for a flavorful skillet-cooked dish that’s rich in sweet, spicy, and savory tones.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Marinate Time: 2 hours
Total: 2 hours 25 minutes



  • 2cloveslarge garlic,minced
  • 2tbsplow sodium soy sauce
  • 2tbspdry sherry
  • 1tspsugar
  • ½tspfreshly ground pepper
  • 1tbspvegetable oil,plus 2 tsp more
  • 1lbbeef eye of round,halved lengthwise and sliced crosswise ⅛-inch thick
  • 1cupchicken stock
  • 2tbspoyster sauce
  • 1tspcornstarch
  • 1red onion,sliced ½-inch thick
  • 2yellow bell peppers,cut into 2-inch squares
  • 1red bell pepper,cut into 2-inch squares
  • 1tspChinese chili garlic paste
  • ½tspAsian sesame oil
  • ¼cupbasil,coarsely chopped


  1. In a bowl, mix the garlic, soy sauce, sherry, sugar, pepper, and 1 teaspoon of the oil. Add the meat and coat well. Cover and let stand at room temperature for 2 hours or refrigerate overnight.

  2. In a small bowl, mix the stock, oyster sauce,e and cornstarch. In a large skillet, heat ½ tablespoon of the oil. Add ½ of the meat and cook over high heat for about 1 minute until browned on 1 side.

  3. Transfer to a plate. Repeat with ½ tablespoon of the oil and the remaining meat.

  4. Add the onion and the remaining oil to the skillet and cook over moderate heat, stirring for about 3 minutes until softened. Add the bell peppers and cook over moderately low heat, stirring, until crisp-tender, about 6 minutes.

  5. Stir the stock mixture, then pour it into the skillet and simmer over moderate heat, stirring, for about 2 minutes until it starts to thicken. Return the meat to the skillet and simmer until heated through.

  6. Remove from the heat. Stir in the chili-garlic paste, sesame oil, and basil and serve. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 333.00kcal
  • Fat: 15.28g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.54g
  • Trans Fat: 0.03g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 7.48g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.41g
  • Carbohydrates: 17.94g
  • Fiber: 2.26g
  • Sugar: 4.73g
  • Protein: 28.73g
  • Cholesterol: 81.18mg
  • Sodium: 655.31mg
  • Calcium: 55.12mg
  • Potassium: 806.06mg
  • Iron: 3.20mg
  • Vitamin A: 60.67µg
  • Vitamin C: 212.36mg
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