Main Dish: A simple, delicious, yet inexpensive main dish that is great for entertaining guests aboard. You'll impress them every time.
1 pound round steak
1 tbsp. olive or canola oil
5 cloves garlic (smash, then finely chopped)
1 large onion (finely chopped)
2 6-ounce cans tomato paste
2 cups red wine
2 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
2 tsp. Parsley (finely chopped)
1 cup mushrooms sliced (or 1 small can)
Salt and pepper to taste
Shake and blend flour sauce thickener (optional). Cut round steak diagonally across the fibers into slices no thicker than ╝ inch and 2 to 3 inches long. Place the meat and olive oil in a large skillet and brown. Remove meat from pan and set aside.
Add garlic and onions to pan and sautÚ for five minutes on medium heat. Stir in tomato paste, red wine and parsley. Return meat to the pan and let simmer for a least one-hour. (The meat gets more tender the longer you let it cook.)
Add mushrooms and salt and pepper to taste and simmer for 15 minutes just before serving. Thicken sauce, if desired, with Shake & Blend Flour. Serve over rice or pasta.