Get Your BBQ Warmed Up! Sweet Pepper Steaks

These juicy, thick steaks are topped with a rainbow of sweet peppers. This easy BBQ recipe can be on your dinner table in less than 30 minutes!

Tellicherry Black Pepper is an essential ingredient in our kitchen.  If you haven't made the switch to freshly ground whole peppercorns, start with Tellicherry black peppercorns. What makes these berries so special? Grown in southwest India along the Malabar Coast in Kerala, these peppercorns are vine-ripened and allowed to mature longer to develop a deep, rich flavor.  The berries are larger with a full, robust flavor. You may certainly use any cracked black pepper you like or have available.

Makes: 4 servings; Prep: 15 minutes;  Grill: 11 minutes

Cracked Tellicherry black pepper
4 12-ounce beef top loin steaks, cut 1 inch thick
1/2 of a medium red sweet pepper - cut into bite-size strips
1/2 of a medium yellow sweet pepper - cut into bite-size strips
1/2 of a medium green sweet pepper - cut into bite-size strips
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 
1 envelope au jus gravy mix (0.6-ounce pkg.)

1. Press cracked pepper into 1 side of each steak, using about 1/2 teaspoon pepper per steak.

2. Grill steaks on the rack of an uncovered grill directly over medium coals to desired doneness, turning once halfway through grilling. Allow 11 to 15 minutes for medium-rare (145 degree F) or 14 to 18 minutes for medium doneness (160 degree F).

3. Meanwhile, in a medium skillet cook sweet pepper strips in extra virgin olive oil until tender. In a saucepan prepare au jus gravy mix according to package directions.

4. Serve steaks on warm plates; top steaks with pepper strips and au jus gravy. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4 servings Calories 535, Total Fat (g) 30, Saturated Fat (g) 13, Monounsaturated Fat (g) 12, Polyunsaturated Fat (g) 1, Cholesterol (mg) 160, Sodium (mg) 910, Carbohydrate (g) 5, Total Sugar (g) 1, Fiber (g) 1, Protein (g) 58, Calcium (DV%) 5, Iron (DV%) 33, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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