Caramelized Onion Smothered Sirloin Steak


2 tablespoons butter, divided
3 cups sweet onion, sliced thin
½ teaspoon sugar
3 tablespoons beef broth
1 teaspoon thyme, chopped
2 (6 ounce) beef sirloin steaks, boneless and 1 inch thick
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper


Place 1 tablespoon of butter into a large skillet and place over medium heat. Let the butter melt completely. Add the onions. Stir in the sugar and allow to cook 20 minutes or until caramelized being sure to stir often. Pour in the beef broth and add the thyme. Stir well to incorporate. Cook 3 minutes or until the beef broth is reduced. Sprinkle both sides of the steaks with the salt and pepper. Place the remaining 1 tablespoon of butter into another large skillet. Allow the butter to completely melt over medium heat. Add the steaks and cook 5 minutes. Turn and continue cooking 3 minutes for a medium rare steak. Adjust cooking times for rare or well done. Remove and place the onions over the steaks before serving.

Serves 2