Strip Steak DianeSubmitted by: ANNE_SP
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 large boneless strip steaks, about 12 ounces each
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
2 cups sliced mushrooms (about 6 ounces)
1 large shallot, chopped
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
2 ounces brandy
1 cup beef broth
1 tablespoon cornstarch
2 tablespoons chopped parsley
2. Add remaining tablespoon oil to skillet. Stir in mushrooms, shallot and garlic; cook 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; add brandy. Return to heat and scrape browned bits from bottom of skillet. Cook 1 minute. Mix together broth and cornstarch. Add broth mixture to mushrooms and cook 1 to 2 minutes, until thickened. Stir in parsley.
3. Thinly slice the steak and serve with the mushroom sauce. Accompany with Whipped Potatoes, if desired (see recipe below, not included in nutritional information).
Easy Whipped Potatoes Cut 1/2 pounds peeled potatoes into 1-inch pieces. Boil in lightly salted water for 15 minutes until tender. Drain; add 3 ounces reduced-fat cream cheese, 2 tablespoons butter, 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper and 1/4 cup milk. Beat on medium-high with mixer until smooth.
Serving Size: Makes 4 servings
Number of Servings: 4
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ANNE_SP.