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french style beef baked potato

French-style Beef Baked Potatoes

  • Total Time: 70

Description

What to do with a plain old baked potato? Adorn it with steak and a caramelized onion sauce. Add a side salad, and that simple potato becomes a meal.


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Ingredients

  • 1 pound beef Top Sirloin Steak Boneless, cut 1 inch thick
  • 4 hot baked medium russet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • Caramelized Onion Sauce
  • 1 recipe Caramelized Onion Sauce

COOKING

  • Cut beef steak lengthwise in half, then crosswise into 1/8-inch thick strips. Heat 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add half of beef; stir-fry 1-1/2 to 2 minutes or until outside surface of beef is no longer pink. Remove from skillet; keep warm. Repeat with remaining beef.
  • Prepare Caramelized Onion Sauce. Add beef to sauce; cook 2 to 3 minutes or until beef is heated through.

Instructions

  1. Cut beef steak lengthwise in half, then crosswise into 1/8-inch thick strips.
  2. Heat 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot.
  3. Add half of beef; stir-fry 1-1/2 to 2 minutes or until outside surface of beef is no longer pink. Remove from skillet; keep warm. Repeat with remaining beef.
  4. Prepare Caramelized Onion Sauce. Add beef to sauce; cook 2 to 3 minutes or until beef is heated through.
  5. Caramelized Onion Sauce: In same skillet used to prepare beef, melt 2 teaspoons butter on medium high heat.
  6. Add 3 cups diced sweet onions.
  7. Cover and cook 5 to 7 minutes until onions are opaque and soft.
  8. Uncover skillet; cook 6 to 8 minutes until onions are golden brown, stirring occasionally.
  9. Add 1/2 cup red wine; simmer 2 to 4 minutes until liquid is almost evaporated.
  10. Stir in 1 can (14 to 14-1/2 ounces) reduced-sodium beef broth, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.
  11. Cook about 20 minutes.
  12. Cut slits lengthwise in potatoes; open and fluff potatoes with fork.
  13. Divide beef mixture among potatoes. Top with cheese.

Notes

  • Cook’s Tip: The Caramelized Onion Sauce may be made ahead of time. Reheat in a 12-inch nonstick skillet before adding cooked beef.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 4