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Flat Iron Steak with Red Wine Sauce

Ingredients

  • 2 (1-pound) flat iron steaks or tri-tip Steaks

  • salt and freshly ground black pepper

  • 3 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil plus extra for garnish

  • 6 tablespoons cold unsalted butter

  • 1 Onion thinly sliced

  • 1 tablespoon minced Garlic

  • 1 teaspoon dried Oregano

  • 0.25 cup Tomato Paste

  • 2.5 cups Dry Red Wine

Method

  • 1.

    Prepare the grill or barbecue (medium-high heat). Sprinkle the steaks with salt and pepper and drizzle with the 3 tablespoons of olive oil. Grill to desired doneness, about 5 minutes per side for medium-rare. Transfer the steaks to a cutting board. Tent with foil and let stand 10 minutes.

  • 2.

    Meanwhile, melt 2 tablespoons of butter in a heavy large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the onions and saute until tender, about 5 minutes. Season with salt. Add the garlic and oregano and saute until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Stir in the tomato paste and cook for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Whisk in the wine. Simmer until the sauce reduces by half, stirring occasionally, about 10 minutes. Remove the skillet from the heat. Strain the sauce into a small bowl, pressing on the solids to extract as much liquid as possible. Discard the solids in the strainer and return the sauce to the saucepan and bring back to a slow simmer. Cut the remaining 4 tablespoons of butter into small 1/2-inch chunks and whisk in the sauce a little at a time. Season the sauce, to taste, with salt and pepper.

  • 3.

    Thinly slice the steaks across the grain. Divide the steak slices among 6 plates. Drizzle the sauce over the steak, drizzle a little more extra-virgin olive oil and serve.

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