1 1/2 to 2 pounds beef round steak
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1/4 cup soy sauce
1 cup onion, chopped
1 tablespoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
4 tomatoes, cut into eighths, or 1 (16 ounce) can
tomatoes with liquid, cut up
2 large green bell peppers, cut into strips
1/2 cup cold water
1 tablespoon cornstarch
Cooked noodles or rice
Cut beef into 3 x 1-inch strips. Brown in oil in a skillet. Transfer to a crockpot.
Combine the next seven ingredients; pour over beef. Cover and cook on LOW for 5 to 6 hours or until meat is tender.
Add tomatoes and green peppers; cook on LOW for 1 hour longer.
Combine the cold water and cornstarch to make a paste; stir into liquid in crockpot and cook on HIGH until thickened.
Serve over noodles or rice.