Sweet & Sour Beef
Tender bites of beef, savory carrots and onion, flavorful sauce served over hot cooked pasta; a meal that will happily bring your family to the dinner table!
2 pounds boneless beef round or chuck steak, cut into 1-inch cubes
2 tablespoons vegetable or canola oil
2 (8 oz) cans tomato sauce
2 cups sliced carrots
2 small onions, cut into wedges
1 large green pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
1/2 cup molasses
1/3 cup cider vinegar
1/4 cup sugar
1 tablespoon chili powder
2 teaspoons paprika
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
Hot cooked pasta
Brown the steak in oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Transfer to a 5 quart slow cooker. Stir in all the remaining ingredients; blend well.
Cover and cook on Low for 7 to 8 hours or until the meat is tender. Sauce may be thickened, if desired. Serve over hot cooked pasta. Makes 8 to 10 servings.