Dorm Room Chef

From Restaurant dante To Your Dorm Room: Steak Pizzaiola

This is one of my favorite Dorm Room Chef recipes. It's easy -- you just throw everything into a slow cooker and wait -- and it's delicious. Lots of flavors here -- tart from the capers; sweet from the peppers; and hot from the red pepper flakes -- with none of them overpowering the other. And it makes enough for four hungry college students.

Here's the recipe from Chef Dante de Magistris of Restaurant dante and Il Casale:

DRCDantePic.jpgSteak Pizzaiola

-2 lbs sirloin flap beef, (steak tips) sliced thin against the grain (about inch thick)

-1 tablespoon salt

- teaspoon hot red pepper flakes, (or more if you like it hot)

- teaspoon dry oregano

- cup extra virgin olive oil

-2 cloves garlic

-2 tablespoons capers, plus some of its juice

-1 can 12 oz can crushed tomatoes

- cup grated Parmigiano Reggiano or pecorino cheese

-1 small bunch fresh parsley leaves

-1 red or green pepper, sliced up

-1 medium size zucchini, sliced in half moons


1. Place all ingredients in a slow cooker, mix it up, put the lid on, turn to high heat, set timer for 3 hours. Serve hot

Continue Reading Below