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Black Pepper Steak
The nice thing about this steak is that you don’t need to use a great cut of meat.
1 Large Beef Top Round Steak
1 Tablespoon Cracked Black Pepper
1 Teaspoon Salt
2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
1/4 Cup Heavy Cream
1 Tablespoon Unbleached Flour
1 1/2 Teaspoons Beef Bouillon
1/4 Cup Brandy
3/4 Cup Water
Cut the steaks crosswise into 4 pieces. Then cut each piece horizontally in half to make 8 steaks. Each should be
about 3/4 inch thick. Pat the steaks dry with paper towels. Sprinkle the steaks with salt and pepper on both sides.
In a large skillet heat the olive oil over a high heat. Add the steaks and cook for 8 minutes. Turn only once.
Transfer to a plattter and keep warm. To prepare the sauce whisk tobether, in a small bowl, the heavy cream, flour,
bouillon and water. Add the brandy to the skillet. Cook for 1 minutes. Add the cream mixture to the skillet. Heat to
a boil over a high heat. Reduce the heat to medium and cook. Stir constantly until the sauce thickens. Pour the
sauce over the steaks and serve. Serves 6