Steak with Caramelized Onions

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Caramelized onions splashed with balsamic vinegar makes a full-flavored, lower-calorie alternative to a high-fat sauce.

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  • add   1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • add   2 cloves garlic
  • add   1 lb boneless beef top sirloin steaks
  • add   4 teaspoons butter
  • add   1 tablespoon snipped fresh parsley
  • add   1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • add   1/8 teaspoon salt
  • add   1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • add   2 medium onions


  1. In a medium skillet melt butter over medium-low heat.
  2. Add onions and garlic.
  3. Cook, covered, for 13-15 minutesor until onions are tender.
  4. Add brown sugar and salt.
  5. Cook, uncovered, over medium-high heat 4-5 minutesor until onions are golden brown, stirring constantly.
  6. Meanwhile, cut meat into 4 serving-size pieces.
  7. Sprinkle pepper on both sides of each meat piece.
  8. Place on the unheated rack of a boiler pan.
  9. Broil 3 inches from the heat to desired doneness, turning once.
  10. (Allow 10-12 minutes for medium rare.) Stir vinegar into onions.
  11. Spoon onion mixture over steak.
  12. Sprinkle with parsley.