Top Round Aromatica Recipe
- 2 pounds beef top round steak 1 inch thick
- 1 tablespoon black peppercorns, crushed
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
- 1/4 cup dry red wine
- 2 tablespoons cognac
- 1/2 cup whipping cream
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
- Parsley sprigs
step 1: Combine crushed peppercorns, butter and garlic powder; spread evenly on both sides of steak. Heat oil in heavy frying pan over medium heat. Add steak to panfry 8 to 10 minutes for rare to medium, turning once. Place steak on serving platter; keep warm.
step 2: Deglaze pan with wine and Cognac over high heat. Cook one minute. Reduce heat to medium; stir in cream and chopped parsley. Continue cooking 1 to 2 minutes. Season with salt to taste. Carve steak diagonally across the grain into thin slices. Pour sauce over steak; garnish with parsley.