Braised Beef and Pasta with Italian Mushroom Sauce
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boneless beef chuck or shoulder steaks
parmesan reggiano, divided in half
assorted sliced mushrooms, such as crimimi, shiitaki or oyster (i didn't have these on hand so i used button mushrooms)
dry red wine (you may use beef broth in its place)
(26 ozs) fire-roasted tomato and garlic sauce or other pasta sauce
(12 ozs) fresh fettuccine, cooked
1. Sprinkle beef steaks with salt and pepper; press 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese onto steaks. Spray large nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Heat over medium-high heat until hot; brown steaks. Remove.
2. Spray skillet with cooking spray again; heat over medium heat until hot. Add mushrooms, onion and garlic; cook and stir 4 to 5 minutes or until tender.
3. Add wine; cook and stir 3 minutes. Stir in marinara sauce. Add steaks; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover tightly and simmer 1-1/4 to 1-1/2 hours or until beef is fork-tender.
4. Carve steaks. Serve beef and 2 cups sauce over pasta. Sprinkle with 1/4 cup cheese. Pass remaining sauce.
Last Updated: Sun, Feb 9, 2014