Californian, Steak

Top Sirloin with Bacon Cabbage Slaw

Top Sirloin with Bacon and Cabbage Slaw

Serves 3 to 4 | Sipping wine: 2010 Woodbridge Merlot by Robert Mondavi

  • 1 tablespoon and 1 teaspoon grapeseed oil
  • 3 slices of turkey bacon, chopped
  • 1 small shallot, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon whole-grain Dijon mustard
  • 3 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 8 ounces chopped cabbage
  • 1 pound top sirloin steaks, 3 to 4 steak pieces
  • sea salt and cracked peppercorns
  • Optional asparagus: 1-2 bunches asparagus
  • Optional mashed potatoes: 3 pounds gold potatoes. If making mashed potatoes be sure to make this first.
  1. In a large skillet heat 1 teaspoon oil over medium high heat and fry bacon until crisp about 5-6 minutes. Remove bacon and set aside.

    Fluffy Mashed Potatoes

  2. In the same skillet over medium high heat add the shallot, mustard and vinegar and stir fry for 2 minutes. Add the cabbage and cook until cabbage becomes wilted about 2-3 more minutes. If cabbage begins to dry add 1 teaspoon water and stir for 1 more minute. Add the bacon back to the cabbage slaw and put skillet aside and keep warm over low heat.
  3. In another large skillet heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium high heat and cook steak 3 minutes per side for medium rare. Remove steak and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Optional asparagus: In the same skillet that steak was cooked in, grill the asparagus until tender about 6-7 minutes. Season with garlic powder.
  5. Optional mashed potatoes: Heat 3-4 quarts of water to bring to a boil. Peel potatoes. Boil the potatoes until soft and can be poked through easily with a fork. Drain. Put potatoes in a large bowl. Add 3 tablespoons mayonnaise, 3 tablespoons butter and salt to taste. Mash potatoes with a masher (or with a large fork) until it becomes fluffy.

Serve steak with the bacon-cabbage slaw on top of on the side. Serve with asparagus and/or mashed potatoes.



One thought on “Top Sirloin with Bacon Cabbage Slaw

  1. Nice – can’t get enough cabbage recipes, IMO. 🙂

    Posted by Dave | April 7, 2012, 7:49 pm

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