Apricot Round Steak Recipe
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Apricot Round Steak Recipe

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Looking for a fun alternative to traditional steak sauce? In Harpster, Ohio, Bernadine Dirmeyer serves tender slices of round steak with a sweet apricot sauce that has a hint of pepper. The broiled entree is a snap to prepare and easy on the pocketbook, too, at only 53 cents a serving.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 1 beef top round steak (3/4 inch thick and 1-3/4 pounds)
  • 3/4 cup apricot preserves
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce

Nutritional Facts

4 ounce-weight: 196 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 56mg cholesterol, 188mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 0 fiber), 23g protein.


  1. Broil beef for 6-8 minutes on each side. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan or microwave-safe bowl, combine the remaining ingredients. Cook until preserves are melted. Set aside 1/2 cup; brush remaining sauce over steak.
  2. Broil 2-3 minutes longer or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a thermometer should read 145°; medium, 160°; well-done, 170°). Slice meat on the diagonal; serve with reserved apricot sauce. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Apricot Round Steak in Quick Cooking November/December 1998, p37

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.

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jawsy2 User ID: 1847316 31300
Reviewed Feb. 9, 2010

"Tastes good, easy. Meat a little tough, may want to marinate."

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