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Steak With Cognac Sauce and Salad

Steak With Cognac Sauce and Salad
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  1. Cook the fries according to the package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Season the steak with ½ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper and cook to the desired doneness, 2 to 3 minutes per side for medium-rare. Let rest 5 minutes before slicing.
  4. Remove the skillet from heat and carefully add the cognac. Return to the heat and cook, stirring occasionally, until thickened, 2 to 3 minutes. Add the cream and cook until thickened, 2 to 3 minutes more.
  5. Meanwhile, toss the romaine, onion, blue cheese, vinegar, the remaining 2 tablespoons of oil, and ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper in a large bowl. Serve with the steak, sauce, and fries.
By October, 2011

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 678
  • Fat 39g
  • Sat Fat 16g
  • Cholesterol 126mg
  • Sodium 693mg
  • Protein 41g
  • Carbohydrate 31g
  • Sugar 4g
  • Fiber 4g
  • Iron 5mg
  • Calcium 185mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Smoked Salmon and Horseradish Cream With Potato Chips
Waffle fries also make a tasty base for canapés: top them with a dollop of sour cream or a piece of smoked salmon and sprinkle with herbs.

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