1 lb. Beef Center-Cut Top Sirloin Steak, cut 1-inch thick
1 (14-1/2 oz.) can beef broth
3 sun-dried tomatoes
2 dried chipotle peppers
* coarse ground black pepper
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons flour
1 tsp. ground cumin
1 cup finely shredded Cheddar cheese
1/2 cup chopped green onions
* cilantro sprigs for garnish
Heat charcoal or gas grill, or heat oven to broil.
Bring beef broth, tomatoes and dried peppers to a boil in a small saucepan. Simmer 3 minut
es. Remove from heat and let stand 15 minutes.
Season both sides of steak with salt and pepper. Grill 8 minutes per side over Medium coa
ls or broil 8 to 10 minutes per side. Remove when a thermometer inserted in center reads 1
40 degrees F for Medium Rare or 150 degrees F for Medium. Let steak stand 5 minutes. Cut i
nto 4 portions.
While steak cooks, pour broth, peppers and tomatoes into blender. Blend 30 seconds. Strai
n pureed mixture through a strainer, reserving the liquid for sauce.
Blend oil and flour in a saucepan or skillet over Medium heat; stir until lightly browned
to make a roux. Add cumin and then whisk in reserved liquid until thickened. Top steaks wi
th sauce, sprinkle with cheese and green onions. Garnish with cilantro.