Southwest Steak and Peppers

In this quick and easy recipe, beef steak takes a Tex-Mex spin with peppers seasoned with chili powder and a cheddar cheese garnish.

Southwest Steak and Peppers
Servings: 6 Prep 10 mins Bake 425°F 5 mins Cook 8 mins Broil 14 mins


  • 2 red peppers, sliced
  • 2 green peppers, sliced
  • 2 medium onions, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 1/2 pounds flank steak
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 16 ounce jar marinara sauce
  • 1 cup chipotle-flavored cheddar cheese
  • baked French fries, for serving, optional

Make It

1. In a large nonstick skillet, saute peppers and onions in olive oil over medium-high heat for 8 minutes. Season with chili powder. Season flank steak with salt and pepper. Broil 5 to 7 minutes per side or until internal temperature registers 145 degrees F on an instant-read thermometer.

2. Slice and place in a baking dish. Heat 1 cup of the marinara sauce. Spoon pepper mixture and heated sauce over the top. Sprinkle cheddar cheese over the peppers and bake at 450 degrees F for 5 minutes. Serve with fries if desired and the remaining marinara sauce.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 6; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 477, Fat, total (g): 29, chol. (mg): 97, sat. fat (g): 12, carb. (g): 16, fiber (g): 4, pro. (g): 37, sodium (mg): 706, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.