French-Style Steak

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This simple, classic French-style brown sauce makes steak night special. Delicious with potatoes.

French-Style Steak

Serves

Servings: 
4
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
25 min

This simple, classic French-style brown sauce makes steak night special. Delicious with potatoes.

Ingredients

2 Tbsp. butter

1 ½ lb. top round or flank steak

Salt and black pepper, to taste

1/3 cup finely chopped shallots

1 cup chopped white mushrooms, optional

2 cups College Inn® Bold Beef Stock

1 Tbsp. cornstarch

2 tsp. fresh thyme leaves or 1/2 tsp. dried thyme

1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce

1 Tbsp. heavy cream or butter

Hot mashed or roasted potatoes, optional

Directions
  1. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Season steak with salt and pepper; cook 5 minutes on each side (rare) or longer to desired doneness. Remove steak from skillet and cover to keep warm.
  2. Add shallots and mushrooms, if desired, to same skillet and cook 3 to 4 minutes over medium-high heat, stirring frequently.
  3. Whisk together stock, cornstarch, thyme and Worcestershire sauce. Immediately add to shallots and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium and simmer until thickened, stirring frequently, scraping up browned bits from bottom of skillet. Season to taste with salt and pepper. To finish sauce, remove from heat and whisk in cream or butter.
  4. Serve steak thinly sliced with sauce and potatoes, if desired.
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