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Steaks with Molasses-Glazed Onions

 Steaks with Molasses-Glazed Onions
Steak is our favorite, but I wanted something a little different using ingredients I had in the pantry. This one brings smiles to all who try it. —Marie Rizzio, Interlochen, Michigan
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 bacon strips, diced
  • 2 beef top sirloin steaks (6 ounces each)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper, divided
  • 1 large sweet onion, thinly sliced
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon molasses

Directions

  • In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove
  • to paper towels with a slotted spoon; drain, reserving 1-1/2
  • teaspoons drippings in skillet and 1-1/2 teaspoons drippings in a
  • small bowl. Set bowl aside.
  • Sprinkle steaks with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. In
  • skillet, cook steaks over medium heat for 4-6 minutes on each side
  • or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a
  • thermometer should read 145°; medium, 160°; well-done,
  • 170°). Remove and keep warm.
  • Add onion and reserved drippings to the skillet; saute until tender.
  • Add vinegar, molasses and remaining salt and pepper; heat through.
  • Serve onion mixture with steaks; sprinkle with bacon. Yield: 2
  • servings.

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Nutritional Facts: 1 steak with 1/3 cup onions and 1 tablespoon bacon equals 370 calories, 16 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 82 mg cholesterol, 837 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 40 g protein.
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