McAllen Fire Department's Beef Tips with Vegetables

GMA's 5-Alarm Firefighters Challenge: McAllen Fire Department's Original Recipe

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Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

Three teams of firefighters from across the country are facing off in "Good Morning America's" 5-Alarm Firefighters Challenge and we asked the finalists to submit their best recipes to make in the fire house.

Check out McAllen Fire Department's recipe for Beef Tips with Vegetables, then vote for your favorite recipe on! The fire house with the most votes will be announced on Wednesday on "GMA." Voting runs through 8:30 AM ET on 7/16/14.


  • Sirloin beef steaks
  • 1 head broccoli
  • 1 head cauliflower
  • 1 sweet onion
  • 2 to 3 zucchini
  • Some mushrooms
  • 3 to 4 (or 5 to 6, or maybe a whole head) cloves garlic
  • Olive oil
  • Many dashes of steak seasoning
  • A few shakes of lemon pepper seasoning
  • A pinch or two of seasoned salt
  • Cooking Directions

    Cut steaks into cubes, and then sprinkle with steak seasoning. Wash and chop vegetables to bite-sized pieces. Mince garlic.

    Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add only enough beef to cover the bottom of the pan. Cook the beef to your desired doneness, turning to brown each side of every piece. Remove beef from pan and let rest on a plate.

    Add onions to the pan and cook until translucent. Add the cauliflower, broccoli and garlic to the pan and sauté until crisp-tender.

    Brush a hot grill pan with olive oil and grill zucchini slices, adding a dash or two of lemon pepper seasoning and seasoned salt.

    Serve with rice of your choice.

    Recipe courtesy McAllen Fire Department.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: sirloin steaks, broccoli, cauliflower, onion, zucchini, garlic

    Course: Main Course

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