crockpot pepper steak

Crockpot Pepper Steak is a convenient and flavorful dish that can be easily prepared in a slow cooker. Here’s a simple recipe for you:


  • 2 pounds beef sirloin or round steak, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce (use low-sodium if preferred)
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger powder
  • 2 bell peppers, sliced (use a mix of colors for visual appeal)
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch (optional, for thickening)
  • 2 tablespoons water (optional, for thickening)
  • Cooked rice or noodles for serving


  1. Prepare the Meat:
    • Cut the beef into thin strips. If the pieces are too large, you can further cut them into bite-sized pieces.
  2. Combine Sauce Ingredients:
    • In a bowl, whisk together soy sauce, beef broth, Worcestershire sauce, tomato paste, sugar, black pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, and ginger powder.
  3. Layer Ingredients in the Slow Cooker:
    • Place the sliced beef in the slow cooker. Pour the sauce mixture over the beef.
  4. Add Vegetables:
    • Add sliced bell peppers and onions to the slow cooker, ensuring they are well distributed among the beef.
  5. Cook:
    • Cover the slow cooker and cook on low heat for 6-8 hours or until the beef is tender.
  6. Optional Thickening:
    • If you prefer a thicker sauce, mix cornstarch with water to create a slurry. Stir the slurry into the slow cooker during the last 30 minutes of cooking.
  7. Serve:
    • Serve the pepper steak over cooked rice or noodles.
  8. Garnish (Optional):
    • Garnish with chopped green onions or sesame seeds for added flavor and visual appeal.

This Crockpot Pepper Steak is a savory and satisfying meal. The slow cooking allows the flavors to meld together, resulting in tender beef and flavorful vegetables. Adjust the seasonings according to your taste preferences.

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