Crispy beef and veggies

Crispy Beef and Veggies

Sheri Glazier, The Dirt Road Dietitian, offers a fresh take on cubed steak with this quick and easy family-favorite recipe.

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  • 4 beef cubed steaks (about 1 pound)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup corn starch
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 zucchini
  • 8 ounces fresh mushrooms
  • 1 onion
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 yellow bell pepper

For sauce:

  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup honey

Cooking the beef


  1. Place 1/4 cup corn starch in bowl and season with salt and pepper.
  2. Slice cube steaks into strips.
  3. Coat steak slices in corn starch and leave in bowl to absorb for a few minutes.
  4. Heat 1 tablespoon of the olive oil in non-stick skillet. Working in batches, brown and crisp up steak slices.
  5. While the steak is cooking, prep and slice vegetables as desired for sautéing.
Prepared vegetables
  1. Once steak is all cooked, place cooked steak in a bowl and keep warm.
  2. Add another 1 tablespoon oil to skillet and sauté vegetables.
  3. While vegetables are cooking, mix honey and soy sauce together in small bowl.
  4. Add the sauce to the vegetables in skillet and stir.
  5. Add the cooked steak back to the skillet, stir, and let simmer in vegetables and sauce.
  6. Serve immediately with your favorite sides and watch it disappear!
Finished dish
Sheri Glazier, The Dirt Road Dietician

The Dirt Road Dietitian, Sheri Glazier, MS, RDN/LD, is a registered dietitian and an Oklahoma farmer and rancher. With a bachelor’s degree in human sciences and a master’s degree in nutritional sciences from Oklahoma State University, Glazier uses her education and on-the-job skills as a nutrition consultant, speaker and culinary creator. In 2020, she was named Oklahoma’s Outstanding Dietitian of the Year by the Oklahoma Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She received the Rising Star Award from the OSU College of Human Sciences in 2019.

Glazier resides with her husband, Kyle, and their two children in rural Oklahoma, where they raise wheat, sesame, hay and cattle. The closest town, Loyal, has a population of 79, which gives her a unique perspective on intentional grocery shopping and preparing meals for families.

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