Cracked black pepper
4 12 ounces 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 butter or cooking oil
1 1/2 ounce envelope au jus gravy mix
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 hot butter or 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.