Sweet Balsamic Onion Pepper Steak

4 reviews, 4.8 star(s). 100% would make again

Ready in 45 minutes

Steaks smothered with sweet onions.


2 tablespoon Butter
2 tablespoon olive oil
2 Onion; slivered lengthwise
1/2 teaspoon Sugar
2 tablespoon Balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon fresh Thyme; leaves
4 Beef Tenderloin Steaks
1/4 cup Peppercorns, Multi-colored; crushed

Original recipe makes 4



1. Melt 1 1/2 T butter with 1 1/2 T olive oil in a 12"saute pan. Add onions and stir in 1/2 tsp salt. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until onions are limp, about 8 min. Uncover and sprinkle with sugar. Increase heat to medium-high and stir often until onions begin to brown, 5-7 min. Add balsamic vinegar and 1 1/2 tsp. thyme leaves; stir often until liquid has evaporated, 1-2 min longer.

2. Rinse steaks and pat dry. Sprinkle both sides lightly with salt, then coat with peppercorns. Melt remaining 1/2 tabl butter and olive oil in a 12 inch saute pan over med. heat. Add steaks and cook until well browned on one side. Turn over and cook until beginning to brown on other side, abt 2 min. Transfer pan to a 375 degree oven and bake until medium-rare (still pink in the center; cut to test), 7-8 min, or until as done as you like (steaks will continue cooking for a few minutes after you take them out of the oven.

3. Transfer steaks to warm plates. Spoon onions over the top and sprinkle with remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons thyme.


Delicious alternative to steaks on the grill. Can also use sirloin or New York steaks, any tender cut.

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Nice taste
dmcmil4911 2y ago

My family looked at me funny when I cooked steak not on the grill. It was tasty but I think I would do the steaks on the grill and then add the Onions. Also added mushrooms to it and it was a nice touch.
LordDrow 9y ago

Fantastic! I loved it to pieces - I didn't even care what the rest of my family thought - though I had no complaints.
cleverkt 10y ago

Delicious alternative to steaks on the grill. Can also use sirloin or New York steaks, any tender cut. [I posted this recipe.]
Libby Hooper 11y ago

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