Look at what's cookin

My adventure's in feeding my family

Steak With Cauliflower and Crisp Bread Crumbs January 1, 2015

Filed under: Uncategorized — kariryerson @ 12:00 am

I always have a handful of recipes from Real Simple in my to make list. Why? Because they are all real simple. I was hoping to make this one over the summer when we were growing fresh cauliflower, however none of my plants grew beautiful heads. As with most recipes that call from topping something with bread crumbs, I found that there were too many for my liking but the flavors were great.

Ingredients:

  • 1 small baguette, torn into small pieces (about 2 cups)
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons roughly chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 tablespoon capers, roughly chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic, unpeeled
  • 1 1/2 pounds strip steak
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 head cauliflower, cut into florets

photo

 

Directions:

Heat oven to 400° F. On a rimmed baking sheet, toss the bread with 1½ tablespoons oil. Bake in an even layer until golden and crisp, 5 to 6 minutes.

Transfer the bread to a bowl and toss with the parsley and capers; set aside.

Meanwhile, heat the remaining 1½ tablespoons of oil and the garlic in a large skillet (preferably cast iron) over medium-high heat.

Season the steak with salt and pepper and add to the skillet, cooking until browned, 2 to 3 minutes per side. Transfer the steak and garlic to the baking sheet.

Place the sheet in oven and roast that steak to desired doneness, 6 to 8 minutes for medium-rare. Let rest at least 5 minutes before slicing.

Meanwhile, add the cauliflower and ½ cup water to the skillet and cook, covered, until it’s tender and the water has evaporated, 6 to 7 minutes. Sprinkle with the reserved crumbs and serve with the steak and garlic.

photo 2

Advertisements
 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s