French Beef au Gratin
Cubes of sirloin steak in a savory sauce of caramelized onions, served on a bed of fettuccine topped with mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses and broiled until cheese is melted and lightly browned.
1/2 cup butter or margarine
4 cups sliced white onions
1 pound sirloin steak, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
4 cups beef broth
1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
8 ounces fettuccine, cooked according to package directions
- In a large skillet melt butter over low heat and sauté thinly sliced white onions until golden, about 30 minutes. Remove the onions.
- To the skillet add sirloin steak cubes. Brown well then return the onions to the pan.
- In a small bowl combine flour, salt, and pepper. Add to the skillet and stir until blended. Gradually add beef broth and cook for 10 minutes.
- Pour over the cooked fettuccine and top with mozzarella cheese and Parmesan cheese. Broil until the cheese is melted and slightly browned, about 5 minutes.
Makes 4 servings.