CROCK POT PEPPER STEAK

INGREDIENTS
2 lbs beef sirloin, cut into 2 inch strips
garlic powder (to taste)
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 beef bouillon cube
1⁄4 cup hot water
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1⁄2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1⁄2 cup onion, chopped
2 large green bell peppers, roughly chopped
1 (14 1/2 ounce) can stewed tomatoes, with liquid
3 tablespoons soy sauce
1 teaspoon white sugar
1 teaspoon salt

DIRECTIONS
Sprinkle strips of sirloin with garlic powder to taste.
Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium heat, brown beef strips.
Transfer beef to crock pot.
Crush and mix bouillon cube with hot water until dissolved, then stir in cornstarch until dissolved.
Pour into the crock pot with meat.
Add red pepper flakes, onion, green peppers, stewed tomatoes, soy sauce, sugar, and salt.
Cover, and cook on High for 3 to 4 hours, or on low for 6 to 8 hours.
** If you would like to thicken the sauce for gravy, mix 1 TBS cornstarch with some water and stir into crock pot 1/2 hour before complete cooking time.

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