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Simple Skillet Steak with Pepper Gravy

When you want a hearty meal it doesn't have to be complicated! Making a simple skillet steak with pepper gravy is a quick and easy way to get a delicious meal on the table!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword skillet steak, pan gravy, pepper gravy, cast iorn skillet steak
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 761 kcal
Author Garnished Plate



  1. Heat cast iron skillet for 5 minutes over medium high to high heat

  2. Add butter to skillet

  3. Season steaks with herb and garlic seasoning and place in heated skillet

  4. Let sear until brown and crusted on each side (about 3-4 minutes per side)

  5. Reduce heat and use thermometer to monitor temperature until they reach desired doneness (I prefer medium)

  6. Remove steaks from skillet and allow to rest

  7. Stir in cornstarch to skillet until smooth

  8. Slowly pour in broth while whisking and add California pepper

  9. Bring to a simmer until thickened and serve over steaks

Nutrition Facts
Simple Skillet Steak with Pepper Gravy
Amount Per Serving
Calories 761 Calories from Fat 459
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 51g 78%
Saturated Fat 23g 115%
Cholesterol 215mg 72%
Sodium 426mg 18%
Potassium 990mg 28%
Total Carbohydrates 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Protein 69g 138%
Vitamin A 4%
Calcium 8.6%
Iron 40.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.