• 2 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon beef bouillon granules
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper , divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 small red pepper , thinly sliced
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 medium onion , thinly sliced
  • 4 tablespoons butter , divided
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 lb sirloin steak , cut into 1/2 inch thick strips
  • 4 French rolls , split
  • 4 slices havarti cheese
  • 1/8 teaspoon chili powder
  • 4 slices center-cut bacon
  • 1 In a large saucepan, combine water, bouillon, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, red pepper flakes, garlic salt, and chili powder, and bring to a boil.
  • 2 Reduce heat, and simmer for 15-20 minutes.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in a large skillet saute red pepper, and onion in 2 tablespoons butter until tender. Remove and keep warm.
  • 4 Fry the bacon until fully cooked.
  • 5 Sprinkle salt and remaining pepper over the beef.
  • 6 In the same skillet that was used for onion, and red pepper, cook the beef in remaining butter over medium-high heat until no longer pink.
  • 7 Spoon mixture onto roll bottoms, and top with onion mixture, cheese, and bacon.
  • 8 Replace with roll tops.
  • 9 Serve with sauce in step 1.