SOUTHERN ITALIAN BEEF STEAK & PASTA FOR TWO

Southern Italian Beef Steak & Pasta for Two --
Lean Cut
  • Total Recipe Time: 40 minutes
  • Makes 2 servings

INGREDIENTS

  1. 2 beef Tenderloin or Eye of Round Steaks, cut 1 inch thick (about 8 ounces)
  2. 3/4 cup uncooked penne pasta, cooked
  3. 2 tablespoons grated Romano cheese
Sauce:
  1. 1 tablespoon olive oil
  2. 1/4 cup chopped onion
  3. 1 clove garlic, minced
  4. 3/4 pound fresh plum tomatoes, seeded, chopped
  5. 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  6. 1/8 teaspoon salt
  7. 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  8. 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  9. 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
  10. 1 tablespoon grated Romano cheese

INSTRUCTIONS FOR SOUTHERN ITALIAN BEEF STEAK & PASTA FOR TWO

  1. Heat oil in medium saucepan over medium heat until hot. Add onion and garlic; cook and stir 4 minutes. Stir in tomatoes, sugar, salt, nutmeg and pepper; cook and stir 5 minutes. Stir in basil and 1 tablespoon cheese. Cover; remove from heat.
  2. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Place steaks in skillet; cook tenderloin steaks 10 to 13 minutes (eye round steaks about 11 to 13 minutes), turning occasionally. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Spoon tomato sauce over pasta; sprinkle with 2 tablespoons cheese. Serve with steaks.
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