Thursday, September 10, 2009

Country Fried Steak with Mushroom Gravy

Here is another good recipe from Cooking Light. It is from The Best of Cooking Light Cookbook.

Country Fried Steak with Mashed Potates and Mushroom Gravy
3 Tablespoons fat-free milk
2 large egg whites
1/3 cup all purpose flour
1/2 tsp. onion powder1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp garlic powder
4 (4 ounce) sirloin cubed steak
2 tsp veg. oil
2 1/2 cups frozen mashed potatoes
1 1/3 cups fat-free milk
2 cups mushrooms, quartered
2 1/2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/4 tsp salt
1 (14 oz) can fat-free, low salt beef broth
Parsley sprig, optional

1. Combine 3 tablespoons milk and egg whites in a shallow dish, stirring with a wisk. Combine 1/3 cup flour and next 4 ingredients- through pepper- in a shallow dish. Working with 1 steak at a time , dip in egg mixture then flour mixture.
2. Heat oil in a nonstick skillet over med-high heat. Add steaks, and cook 3 minutes on each side or until browned. Remove steaks from pan and keep warm.
3. While steaks cook, prepare mashed potatoes according to package using 1 1/3 cups milk. Keep warm.
4. Add mushrooms to pan, and saute 3 minutes. Combine 2 1/2 tablespoons flour, 1/4 tsp. salt, and broth, stirring with a wisk. Add broth mixture to pan. Bring to a boil, and cook 1 minute stirring constantly. Spoon over steaks. Serve with mashed potatoes.

My kids and I loved this recipe. It is a keeper. The only thing I did different was to make my own mashed potatoes.

I hope you try it too, Enjoy

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