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Family Flank Steak

 Family Flank Steak
I wanted to try something new with beef, so I created this recipe. Now, I prepared this entree a few times a month. The sauce adds wonderful flavor, and it is versatile enough to go with just about any meat.—Bernadette Bennett, Waco, Texas
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 1 beef flank steak (1 pound)
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1/4 cup dry red wine or beef broth
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh basil or 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 3/4 cup beef broth
  • 1/4 cup dry red wine or additional beef broth
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon cold water


  • In a large skillet, brown steak in oil. Stir in the wine,
  • Worcestershire sauce and basil. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer,
  • uncovered, for 2-4 minutes on each side or until meat reaches
  • desired doneness (for medium-rare, a meat thermometer should read
  • 145°; medium, 160°; well-done, 170°). Remove steak and
  • keep warm.
  • To the skillet, add the mushrooms, broth, onions, butter and pepper.
  • Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes or

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Directions (continued)

  • until mushrooms are tender.
  • Combine cornstarch and water until smooth; gradually stir into sauce.
  • Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1 minute or until thickened.
  • Thinly slice steak across the grain; serve with sauce. Yield: 4
  • servings.
Nutritional Facts: One serving (3 ounces cooked meat with 1/4 cup sauce, prepared with reduced-sodium beef broth) equals 265 calories, 13 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 49 mg cholesterol, 139 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 26 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 fat, 1 vegetable.
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