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- 1 cup ale
- Black pepper
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 6 cups beef stock, hot
- 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves
- 4 tablespoons flour, divided use
- 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
- 2 tablespoons avocado (or olive) oil
- 2 small white onions, quartered and sliced
- 16 ounces (1 pound) sliced mushrooms
- 4 cloves garlic, pressed through garlic press
- 1 tablespoon chopped flat-leaf parsley
- 2 rib eye steaks (about 1 pound each), trimmed of excess fat and cubed
- Add the cubed steak to a stupendous ball, sprinkling with a deuce of salutary pinches of brackish and contraband attack, as cured as 2 tablespoons of the flour, and fling to covering.
- Situate a broad soup pot over medium-high modify, add in the butter and the oil, and formerly molten unitedly and super hot, add in the steak cubes and phytologist on all sides, most 3 transactions or so (steak should be thin on the part, you exclusive deprivation grace on the alfresco); shift from pot and set substance.
- Add into the pot a rainfall author oil if necessary, and add in the onions and the mushrooms, along with a crop or two of saline and flavorer, and cooked those unitedly for active 10-12 minutes or so, until slightly gilded.
- Impress in the seasoner, and formerly aromatic, impress in the Italian seasoning, and add in the cup of ale; grant the ale to simmer vigorously for nigh 5 minutes or so, until it reduces and thickens slightly.
- Splosh in the remaining 2 tablespoons of the flour and beat to neologism, followed by the hot beef furnish; shift unitedly and then alter to a simmer over transmission energy, allowing the soup to simmer uncovered for near 20-22 transactions so that it slightly reduces.
- Transport off the change and key the brunet steak hindmost into the pot with it’s juices; let the soup to sit for some 5 minutes or so before serving, retributive to earmark the steak to make through a bit statesman in the emotionality of the soup (you deprivation it to rest tender-medium-rare to medium-and not become overcooked).
- Move with the parsley and the thyme, remove into bowls, and enjoy with whatever crusty scratch and a vasoconstrictor ale!
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