Easy Steak Recipe, New Fall Recipe Idea, Round Steak Recipe -

Not your Mama’s Round Steak!



1 1 1/2- to 2-pound Round Steak (run through the cuber)

2 ½  tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil,

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

2 heads broccoli, cut into spears

4 cloves garlic, crushed          

1 tablespoon butter

2 shallots, chopped

2 tablespoons tomato paste

1 teaspoon smoked paprika

1 tablespoon flour

1 cup beef stock

½ cup Red Wine

2 tablespoons capers

1/4 cup (about a handful) flat-leaf parsley, chopped

Preheat oven to 425°F and broiler to high, setting the rack 8 inches from the flame. Put the steak on a broiler pan, drizzle with 1 tablespoon EVOO and season with salt and ground black pepper. Place under broiler for 10 minutes, turning once halfway through. Remove the meat from the broiler and let it to rest for 5 minutes, tented with a piece of aluminum foil. Place the broccoli spears on a baking sheet and drizzle with EVOO. Top with crushed garlic cloves, salt and pepper. Roast in the oven for about 15 minutes. While the broccoli is roasting, to a medium-size skillet add remaining tablespoon EVOO and butter. Add in the shallots and cook until tender, about 1-2 minutes. Stir in tomato paste and smoked paprika, cook for a minute, add flour and cook for another minute then whisk in beef stock and red wine and season with salt and ground black pepper. Cook until thickened, about 2-3 minutes, turn off heat and stir in capers and parsley. Slice steak and top with the bistro gravy. Serve the roasted broccoli spears alongside.