Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Chef Chuck's Steak Pizzaiola



Bistecca Pizzaiola


The New York strip steak was so tender, it broke with a fork, there is no need for a knife!
Organic beef and vegetables along with the slow roasting makes this dish a true comfort food.


Steak Pizzaiola


2 New York strip steaks
salt and pepper
3 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons tomato paste
1 onion, sliced
3 carrots, slice large
3 celery stalks, sliced
3 garlic cloves, minced
8 large green olives
1 cup red wine
1 15 ounce can diced tomatoes
2 bay leaves


Preheat oven to 320 degrees. Bring steaks to room temperature, salt and pepper both sides. Use an oven proof pan, heat 2 tablespoons olive oil and brown steaks 2 minutes on each side, remove and set aside. Add 1 tablespoon olive oil and brown tomato paste for 3 minutes, stirring. Add onions, carrots, celery, garlic and olives saute an additional 3 minutes. Pour in wine and let simmer a minute or two. Pour in tomatoes and bay leaves stir all together. Place steaks on top of vegetables, put lid on, bake in oven for 3 hours.

11 comments:

  1. Oh my !!! The Argentinian "carnivore" is very please to see that....
    Thanks Chuck !!

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  2. Hello Cristina, I hope your doing well! This dish I see satisfied you, and I both! What a complement, from a person that comes from the land of some of the best beef on earth!!
    Your wonderful, All the best! :)

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  3. I love braises. This one looks terrific, but it is so different from what my mom would call steak pizzaiola. I guess beef with tomatoes is pizzaiola. I like yours. I'm sure it was delicious. I would cook it on top of the stove using a much less expensive cut and flavor it with garlic, onions, oregano and tomatoes. I will definitely try your version the next time.

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  4. I am a huge fan of beef that just falls apart because it is so tender. This needs to be on my plate NOW! Delicious, Chef.

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  5. Hi Joe, Your right this is my version of this dish. Yes a less cut of meat could be more appropriate, do to the cooking time. Try it you will like it!!
    Thank you :)

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  6. My husband and I just finished eating this dish. It was absolutely delicious. My husband said it was better than the Pizzaiola his grandmother used to make. Now that's a compliment. Thank you, Chef Chuck for a wonderful recipe.

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  7. Hello Cathy A , I feel privileged from your comment! Glad you enjoyed :) Thank you.

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  8. I LOVE NY Strip so much. I never would have thought to slow roast it. I am so used to throwing it on the grill for 10 min. This looks amazing! One to try!!

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  9. Hello Love.Love.Eat, You know slow is good sometimes!! Take care, Thank you

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  10. Trying this today. Will add the garlic when I add the veggies. Got three strip steaks for the recipe. Sounds delicious. Thanks

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  11. Hi Deb,
    Thank you for stopping by!
    Enjoy ;)

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