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Orange Beef and Peppers

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  • prep time: 15 min
  • total time: 40 min
  • serves: 4 people
  • calories: 470 1 serving

Why do take out when it's so easy to make this flavor-packed favorite right in your own home?  Ready in just 40 minutes, it's perfect for weeknights or any night.

Ingredients

cost per recipe: $10.15

  • 1 cup uncooked long grain white rice
  • 1 pound boneless beef sirloin steak, about 3/4-inch thick, cut into thin strips
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 medium red or yellow bell pepper, cut into 2-inch strips (about 1 cup)
  • 1  large onion, cut in half and sliced (about 1 cup)
  • 1 can (10 1/2 ounces) Campbell’s® Beef Gravy
  • 1/2 cup Pace® Picante Sauce
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce or reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange zest

Instructions

  • Tips

    • Easy Substitution: Green pepper can be substituted for the red or yellow pepper.
    • Ingredient Note: To make slicing easier, freeze the beef for 1 hour before slicing.
  • Step 1

    Cook the rice according to the package directions.  While the rice is cooking, season the beef as desired.  Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Add the beef and cook until well browned, stirring occasionally.  Remove the beef from the skillet.  Pour off any fat.

  • Step 2

    Heat the remaining oil in the skillet.  Add the pepper and onion and cook until tender-crisp, stirring occasionally.

  • Step 3

    Stir in the gravy, picante sauce, orange juice, soy sauce and orange zest and heat to a boil.  Reduce the heat to low.  Return the beef to the skillet.  Cook until the mixture is hot, stirring occasionally.  Season to taste.  Serve the beef mixture over the rice.

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  • Orange Beef and Peppers

    schuette
    May 1, 2006

    One of the best stir fry recipes. My family loves it so much I am making it again. Thanks for the recipe.

  • Just Barely "OK"

    Robert B.
    July 29, 2020

    Just now made this recipe. Something is very wrong and/or missing in this recipe. Can't really nail it down, but I think the basic problem may be the gravy. Edible, but very much underwhelmed. Disappointing.

  • Orange Beef and Peppers

    Gene H.
    November 14, 2007

    This recipe is easy and delicious, very flavorful! It is on our rotating menu.

  • Orange Beef and Peppers

    eschellhardt
    May 1, 2006

    This recipe is easy to make .My family loved it so much, that they asked me to make it again. The picante sauce adds to the good flavor as does the orange juice and orange zest.

  • Orange Beef and Peppers

    skovach42
    April 4, 2006

    My family loved the flavor of this dish and asked that I fix it again.

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