Cowboy Steaks With Ranch Beans and Slaw
Posted by: Elaine, Fri, 13 Feb 2004, at 7:44 a.m.
2 slices bacon -- thick-cut, diced
1 large yellow bell pepper -- cut into 1/2" cubes
1 medium red onion -- finely chopped
15 ounces pinto beans -- drained
1/3 cup barbecue sauce
1/4 cup water
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup sour cream
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
1 tablespoon poppy seeds
1 tablespoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 pound coleslaw -- package mix
1 tablespoon olive oil
4 beef strip steaks -- boneless
1 tablespoon chili powder
1. Beans: In medium saucepan, cook bacon over medium-high heat 3 to 4 minutes, stirring until brown and crisp.
Add half the yellow pepper and half the red onion; saute 3 minutes, until onion is translucent.
Stir in the beans, barbecue sauce and water; simmer 3 minutes. Remove from heat; cover, keep warm.
2. Slaw: Meanwhile, in serving bowl, whisk mayonnaise, sour cream, vinegar, poppy seeds, sugar, salt and pepper.
Add coleslaw mix and remaining yellow pep and red onion; toss.
3. Steaks: In large skillet, heat oil over high heat. Rub steaks all over with chili powder.
When oil is hot, add steaks; cook 2 minutes per side for medium-rare, 3 minutes per side for
medium and 4-5 minutes per side for well-done.
Serve with beans and slaw.