Beef Flat Iron Steak with Balsamic Pepper Sauce

Ingredients icon 7 Ingredients
Servings icon Makes 4 servings
Time icon 30 minutes


  • 2 beef Flat Iron or Strip Steaks boneless, cut 1 inch thick (about 8 ounces each)

  • 1 cup balsamic vinegar

  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon cracked black pepper

  • 1/4 cup butter, softened

  • 4 teaspoons all-purpose flour

  • 1 cup beef broth

  • 1/4 teaspoon cracked black pepper


  1. Bring vinegar to a boil in small saucepan; reduce heat to medium. Cook 20 minutes or until vinegar is reduced to 1/4 cup.

  2. Meanwhile, press pepper evenly onto beef steaks. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Place steaks in skillet; cook flat iron steaks 11 to 14 minutes (top loin steaks 12 to 15 minutes) for medium rare (145°F) to medium (160°F) doneness, turning occasionally. Remove to platter; keep warm.

  3. Mix butter and flour in small bowl until smooth. Add reduced vinegar, broth and pepper to same skillet. Gradually whisk in butter mixture until smooth; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 1 minute, stirring constantly. Serve steaks with sauce.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition information per serving, using Flat Iron Steaks: 328 calories; 20 g fat (1 g saturated fat; 7 g monounsaturated fat); 81 mg cholesterol; 28 mg sodium; 12 g carbohydrate; 0.2 g fiber; 23 g protein; 3.4 mg niacin; 0.3 mg vitamin B6; 3.1 mcg vitamin B12; 3.1 mg iron; 18 mcg selenium; 7.6 mg zinc.

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