Sunday, September 30, 2012

The Anti-Chicken Fingers Movement~Columbian Steak with Onions & Tomatoes

The appropriate name for this with a sunnyside egg on top is Bistec a Caballo.  I hesitated to put an egg on my husbands, because, it's different.  Shannon doesn't like different usually.  But when I asked him, he surprised me and wanted to try it.  It was delicious!  Serve by itself for a lower carb option, or with whole grain rice for a healthier option, or with mashed potatoes like we did.  Yummy! (Even the kiddos loved the egg! I cooked theirs thoroughly though!)

  • 1-1/2 sirloin tip steak, sliced very thin
  • salt to taste
  • garlic powder to taste
  • cumin to taste
  • 4 tsp olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, sliced thin or chopped
  • 1 very large tomato or 2 medium tomatoes, sliced thin or chopped
  • 4 Eggs (or number of people you are serving)
  • Side of your choice, pototoes or rice

  • Directions:
    Season steak with salt and garlic powder. Heat a large frying pan until VERY HOT. Add 2 tsp of oil then half of the steak and cook less than a minute on each side. Set steak aside, add another teaspoon of oil and cook remaining steak. Set aside.

    Reduce heat to medium, add another teaspoon of oil and add the onions.  Cook a minutes, then add the tomatoes. Season with salt, pepper and cumin and reduce heat to medium-low.

    Add about 1/4 cup of water and simmer a few minutes to create a sauce, add more water if needed and taste adjust seasoning as needed. Return the steak to the pan along with the drippings, combine well and remove from heat.  Serve w/cooked sunnyside egg on top and your side of choice. 

    Happy Eating Friends! ~Trina

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