Yummy Beef


This is a wonderfully simple dish that I have modified a bit to suit my family's tastes, and I think it's fantastic! Make sure you have a loaf of fresh bread with this to soak up the sauce! Serve over brown rice or noodles.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 20 mins
4 servings


  • ½ cup butter

  • 2 tablespoons garlic, minced

  • 2 bay leaves

  • 2 onions, sliced

  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped

  • 4 pounds lean steak, cut into one inch cubes

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can crushed tomatoes


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).

  2. Melt the butter or margarine in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic, bay leaves, onion and green bell pepper and saute for about 5 minutes. Add the meat and saute until slightly browned on all sides.

  3. Transfer mixture to a 2 quart casserole dish and pour the tomatoes over the mixture.

  4. Cover and bake at 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) for about 2 hours. (Note: Also can be done in a slow cooker on low setting for 6 to 8 hours.)


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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

1255 Calories
92g Fat
15g Carbs
90g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 1255
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 92g 118%
Saturated Fat 42g 210%
Cholesterol 365mg 122%
Sodium 542mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 6%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 90g
Vitamin C 39mg 194%
Calcium 97mg 7%
Iron 12mg 69%
Potassium 1878mg 40%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.