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BigButzBBQ 11-04-2013 09:39 AM

Simple Top Round Steak Dinner and Breakfast.
 
Top round was on sale at the grocery story so, I picked up one. Brought it home and slice off 3 insole steaks and save the rest for a roast or stirfry meat.
I call them insole steaks because they are about as big as the insoles of my shoes and about as thick. (The family was hungry and I needed to cook fast, thin to win.) I dusted them down with some Cow Pow and got the Grill going.
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Once the grill was hot, on they went.
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I also through some foil packets of onions and mushrooms on to go with them when they were done. The steaks cooked for about 8 minutes on one side, then flipped and cooked them on the other for about 5 minutes. I would have preferred to have done 6 minutes and 4 minutes but, some in my house are scared of any shade of pink in the meat that isn't caused from a smoke ring. Then they were ready to come off the grill and rest for a couple of minutes.
Just a quick note, I didn't realize how cool this picture was until I looked at it to upload it. The way that the steam is rising off of the meat makes it almost look enchanted.
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All that was left was to serve it up with the onions, mushrooms, and some made from scratch - stab a loved one with a fork just to get the last bit - smashed taters.
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The steak really hit the spot and the taters were pure comfort food like a hug around your heart (probably more truth to that than I want to admit). I would have preferred mine more on the rare side but, the family was totally happy.

But, wait! There were actually some leftovers! So of course, they became breakfast this morning.
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Ohhhhh Yeaaaaah.... This was the breakfast of champions. Now I feel like I can take on the day! Or take a nap, either way, the belly is happy happy happy.

Thanks for looking. :thumb:

peeps 11-04-2013 09:41 AM

looks good, minus the 'shrooms! :-P

Tonybel 11-04-2013 09:45 AM

http://www.freesmileys.org/smileys/smiley-happy096.gif I like the steak and onion combo.

fingerlickin' 11-04-2013 12:07 PM

That looks like one enchanted breakfast right there. Nice. :thumb:

Hankdad1 11-04-2013 12:20 PM

Best looking round I've seen, and I'll take a double serving of the mushrooms please.

deguerre 11-04-2013 12:30 PM

Man. That brings back memories. I have not had round steak since my Dad passed away 20 odd years ago. Whenever I visited, he would ALWAYS give me a nice whole one to take home in a cooler care package. Never bought one myself. You did that one proud, Tom.

Big George's BBQ 11-04-2013 12:40 PM

That looks Great Love the onions and mushrooms

sliding_billy 11-04-2013 12:58 PM

Nice looking meal.

Toast 11-04-2013 01:32 PM

Mighty Fine Cook!

AussieTitch 11-04-2013 02:40 PM

Great looking breakfast, now have a long nap:mrgreen:

Pyle's BBQ 11-04-2013 04:08 PM

Great looking breakfast. I know how big that plate is, we have the same one, you are going to need a long nap!

Bonewagon 11-04-2013 06:08 PM

Nicely done Tom. Looks delicious! :thumb:

BigButzBBQ 11-04-2013 08:17 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Pyle's BBQ (Post 2681283)
Great looking breakfast. I know how big that plate is, we have the same one, you are going to need a long nap!

:laugh: I used the slightly smaller closer to human sized plate. Still needed a nap though.


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