Red Meat

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Ingredients

·      8 ounces hanger steak, cubed into 1 inch pieces

·      1 yellow onion, chopped

·      1 tablespoon chopped rosemary

·      3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

·      1 cup pumpkin, peeled, seeded and cubed

·      1 clove garlic, sliced thin

·      ⅛ teaspoons nutmeg

·      ¼ teaspoon cinnamon

·      4 tablespoons olive oil butter blend

·      2 cup wild rice, cooked

·      1 cup porcini mushrooms, stems removed

·      ½ cup chicken stock

Method

-      Sauté ½ yellow onion with olive oil in a skillet

-      Season steak with salt and pepper and add to pan

-      Add chopped rosemary

-      In a separate pan, heat 2 tablespoons olive oil butter blend

-      Add pumpkin and sauté on high heat to caramelize

-      Add cinnamon, nutmeg, and garlic to pan and continue cooking

-      Add wild rice to pumpkin, stir and remove from heat.

-      Add chopped porcini mushrooms to steak and onions

-      Cook steak and mushrooms until mushroom soften

-      Add chicken stock and 2 tablespoons olive oil butter blend to steak and cook until thickened

-      To serve, spoon steak over pumpkin hash

Meet the Guest Stars
Chef Jeff Henderson | @Chefjefflive

Chef Jeff Henderson rose from humble beginnings in South Central Los Angeles to become the first African-American executive chef at the Bellagio Hotel. He has gone on to become a successful TV host with a cable show on the Food Network, a nationally syndicated series called, Family Style with Chef Jeff and the host of Flip My Food. When he isn’t cooking on TV he’s a highly sought-after motivational speaker, sharing the secrets of realizing your potential at... (full profile)

Instructions

Cowboy Filet:

Ingredients

6-8oz beef tenderloin filet, seasoned on both sides and rubbed with oil

Date Steak Sauce (recipe below)

1 red or yellow onion, julienne

1 cup balsamic vinegar

¼ cup brown sugar

Method

-      Sweat onions on medium heat with a little oil, add vinegar and sugar

-      Reduce heat to low and allow to become dry

Date Steak Sauce

Ingredients

1 pitted dates

1 yellow onion

6 garlic cloves

1 cup raisins

¼ cup orange peel

2 tablespoons cracked black pepper

½ cup tomato paste

1 teaspoon fish sauce

1teaspoon Worcestershire

¼ cup molasses

½ cup white vinegar, apple cider vinegar, or rice wine vinegar

4 cups apple cider

2 cloves, whole

1 pinch ground nutmeg

2 cinnamon sticks

1 teaspoon celery salt

Method

-      Sautee onion and garlic, add other dry ingredients including spices

-      Add tomato paste and mix till incorporated

-      Add liquids and allow simmer for 1 hour

-      Pull cinnamon sticks and blend or puree till smooth

 

 

Ingredients
  • 6-8oz beef tenderloin filet, seasoned on both sides and rubbed with oil
  • Date Steak Sauce
  • 1 red or yellow onion, julienne
  • 1 cup balsamic vinegar
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1 pitted dates
  • 1 yellow onion
  • 6 garlic cloves
  • 1 cup raisins
  • ¼ cup orange peel
  • 2 tablespoons cracked black pepper
  • ½ cup tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon fish sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire
  • ¼ cup molasses
  • ½ cup white vinegar, apple cider vinegar, or rice wine vinegar
  • 4 cups apple cider
  • 2 cloves, whole
  • 1 pinch ground nutmeg
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 teaspoon celery salt
The Back Story

Cowboy Filet:

 

Ingredients

6-8oz beef tenderloin filet, seasoned on both sides and rubbed with oil

Date Steak Sauce (recipe below)

1 red or yellow onion, julienne

1 cup balsamic vinegar

¼ cup brown sugar

 

Method

-      Sweat onions on medium heat with a little oil, add vinegar and sugar

-      Reduce heat to low and allow to become dry

 

Date Steak Sauce

 

Ingredients

·      1# pitted dates

·      1 yellow onion

·      6 garlic cloves

·      1 cup raisins

·      ¼ cup orange peel

·      2 tablespoons cracked black pepper

·      ½ cup tomato paste

·      1 teaspoon fish sauce

·      1teaspoon Worcestershire

·      ¼ cup molasses

·      ½ cup white vinegar, apple cider vinegar, or rice wine vinegar

·      4 cups apple cider

·      2 cloves, whole

·      1 pinch ground nutmeg

·      2 cinnamon sticks

·      1 teaspoon celery salt

 

Method

-      Sautee onion and garlic, add other dry ingredients including spices

-      Add tomato paste and mix till incorporated

-      Add liquids and allow simmer for 1 hour

-      Pull cinnamon sticks and blend or puree till smooth

 

 

Meet the Guest Stars
Chef Jeff Henderson | @Chefjefflive

Chef Jeff Henderson rose from humble beginnings in South Central Los Angeles to become the first African-American executive chef at the Bellagio Hotel. He has gone on to become a successful TV host with a cable show on the Food Network, a nationally syndicated series called, Family Style with Chef Jeff and the host of Flip My Food. When he isn’t cooking on TV he’s a highly sought-after motivational speaker, sharing the secrets of realizing your potential at... (full profile)

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