All types of peppers have health benefits and each type of pepper contributes a little differently to your over all healthy. The potential health benefits of peppers are listed at http://www.webmd.com/food-recipes/features/health-benefits-of-peppers.
Try this recipe you will love the asian sauce with the steak and peppers.
ASIAN STEAK WITH PEPPERS
- 2 lbs of steak (Top Sirloin, Flank Steak or Rib Eye Steak)
- 4 Peppers, yellow, green, red and orange, cut into strips
- 1 Jalapeno pepper, seeds removed and chop the pepper (optional)
- 1 lb sliced mushrooms
- fresh parsley, or cilantro
- salt, pepper, garlic powder
- 2 tbsp. olive oil
- 2 tbsp. sesame oil
- 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
- 1 1/2 tsp. lime juice
- 1/2 tsp. oregano
- 1/2 tsp. thyme
- 2 tbsp. brown sugar
- 1 tsp Oriental chili sauce
- 2 tbsp. soy sauce
Make the sauce by mixing the olive oil, sesame oil, vinegar, lime juice, oregano, thyme, brown sugar, oriental chili sauce and soy sauce and set aside.
Cut up the peppers, slice the mushrooms, chop the parsley, seed and chop the jalapeno. Cut the beef into strips.
Add 2 tbsp. olive oil into skillet and stir fry the beef on med. high heat until brown. Remove from pan and pour 1/2 of the sauce over beef. Add the peppers, mushrooms jalapeno to the skillet and stir fry for a couple of minutes. You want the pepper to remain semi crispy. Return the flank steak to the pan and add the remaining sauce and the parsley.
I served it with Sweet Potato Chips. Rice would also be good.