Simply Elegant Steak

Megan Todd

By
@Megan213

Need a new spin on your beef tips and noodles? This is just the perfect dish for you then. It's easy to make and very tasty! My husband swore I ordered out the first time I made this for him!

This recipe is actually one that a few co-workers and I created in the kitchen in a small family owned restaurant I worked at twenty years ago. It has been requested by my Papa more times than I can count. The steak is so tender, you can cut it with a fork!
I'm not a red meat eater, but I Love the sauce& so does my vegetarian daughter!


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Serves:

4

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

CREAM SOUP MIXTURE

3 clove
fresh garlic, minced
1/2 c
mushrooms, chopped (optional)
1/2 c
finely chopped celery
1/2 c
butter
6 Tbsp
flour
2 c
milk
2
cubes beef bouillon

STEAK

1 1/2 lb
bottom round steak (or a london broil works well too)
2 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin
2
onions, peeled, halved, and sliced
1/4 tsp
fresh cracked black pepper
1/2 tsp
fresh cracked sea salt
1 tsp
thyme, dried
1 c
red wine (i use a merlot)
1 tsp
crushed red pepper flakes
3 tsp
brown sugar
1
bay leaf
1 Tbsp
fresh grated ginger
1 lb
pasta, prepared al dente

Directions Step-By-Step

1
To prepare the "cream soup"
Prepare ingredients.
In a medium saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add fresh minced garlic, celery, & mushrooms & saute. stirring constantly about 3-5 minutes. Add flour, making a paste.

Whisk in milk and bouillon. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat to a simmer and cook, stirring constantly until it reaches desired consistency. (about 10 minutes)
(Should be thick like creamy soup)

When done, cover and set aside.

**Photo is of my prepared cream soup just as I added red wine.
2
Cut meat in strips, then the strips in thirds. Season with thyme & fresh cracked salt and pepper.
3
In a large skillet, heat EVOO over medium high heat. Add sliced onions and prepared beef. Cook until meat is browned on all sides.
4
Pour creamed soup over beef. Add red wine, brown sugar, red pepper flakes, bay leaf, and fresh ginger. Mix, bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 1 1/2 hours.
5
Prepare pasta al dente, as per directions.
(Also goes well with rice)
6
Serve over Pasta. We enjoy with fresh seasoned Italian garlic bread & crisp salad.


*** Photo posted here is of my plate. I don't eat red meat, but I still enjoy the sauce over my pasta. This is an absolute delicious meal!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids