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Flank Steak with Coffee-Chipotle Sauce

Flank Steak with Coffee-Chipotle Sauce
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

3
tablespoons olive oil
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1
beef top sirloin or flank steak (1 1/4 lb)
3/4
cup Progresso™ beef-flavored broth (from 32-oz carton)
1 1/2
teaspoons instant espresso coffee powder or granules
1
teaspoon packed brown sugar
1/2
teaspoon unsweetened baking cocoa
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
cup finely chopped green onions (4 medium)
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1
tablespoon finely chopped fresh thyme leaves
1
chipotle chile in adobo sauce, finely chopped (from 7-oz can)
1 1/2
teaspoons adobo sauce (from can)
2
tablespoons Progresso™ beef-flavored broth (from 32-oz carton)
1
to 2 teaspoons cornstarch

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. In 12-inch ovenproof skillet, heat 2 tablespoons of the olive oil over medium-high heat. Sprinkle salt and pepper over both sides of beef. Place beef in skillet; cook 4 to 6 minutes, turning once, until golden brown on both sides. Place skillet in oven; bake 10 to 15 minutes or until meat thermometer inserted into thickest part of beef reads 165°F.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in medium bowl, mix 3/4 cup beef broth, the coffee powder, brown sugar, cocoa and salt. Set aside.
  • 3
    In another 10-inch skillet, heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium. Add green onions; cook 2 minutes. Stir in garlic and thyme; cook 1 minute longer. Add chile and adobo sauce; cook and stir about 30 seconds. Add broth-coffee mixture; cook 3 to 5 minutes or until sauce is reduced to three-fourths original amount (only reduce a little).
  • 4
    In small bowl, stir together 2 tablespoons broth and the cornstarch until cornstarch is dissolved. Stir into coffee-chile sauce. Cook 3 to 5 minutes, stirring constantly, until sauce thickens.
  • 5
    Cut beef across grain into slices. Serve warm sauce over beef.

Expert Tips

  • Serve with your favorite pasta and a green salad or cooked green beans.
  • If desired, serve the sauce with chicken or another beef cut. My family enjoys it over fried eggs!

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
330
Calories from Fat
180
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
31%
Saturated Fat
5g
26%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
90mg
31%
Sodium
1250mg
52%
Potassium
300mg
9%
Total Carbohydrate
5g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
2g
Protein
32g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
  • Give your family a taste of good coffee and chipotle for a wonderful dinner. They will love it!

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