Meal Kit

Cowboy Steak Sandwich

with chile-cumin oven fries

Prep & Cook Time: 35-45 min.

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Spice Level: Medium

Cook Within: 6 days

Contains: Milk, Eggs, Wheat

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Ba de de da de de da de de da de de da de de da… Bonanza! Or Gunsmoke (don't know the theme). Or any of those other Western TV shows that existed far, far before we were born. You'll be transported to a cowboy life, televised or not, when you take a bite of this meaty good steak sandwich, with melty mozzarella and zesty green chili aioli. And if that doesn't tumble your tumbleweed, the oven fries on the side, with chile and cumin, will get you back up on that horse and riding into the sunset.

Tip: Wonder how to make fries? Slice a small piece off your tater so you have something to stand it on. Then make 1/4" slices, moving front to back and down. Those slices will be easy to cut into 1/4" fries.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 2 Russet Potatoes
  • 10 oz. Steak Strips
  • 1 Yellow Onion
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    2 Potato Buns
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    2 fl. oz. Green Chili Aioli
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    1½ oz. Mozzarella Slices
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    2 tsp. Natural Beef Flavor Demi-Glace Concentrate
  • 1 Tbsp. Chile and Cumin Rub
  • 2 Garlic Cloves

Due to our just-in-time sourcing model, we may have to send you a substitute ingredient. Not to worry! We make sure every ingredient sent to you meets our high quality standards. We’ll keep you informed should a switch occur, so please check the ingredient labels in your meal bag.

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Cooking Spray
  • 1 Baking Sheet
  • 1 Large Non-Stick Pan

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F
  1. 1

    Roast the Fries

    Cut potatoes into 1/4" fries.

    Place potato fries on prepared baking sheet and toss with 1 Tbsp. olive oil, chile and cumin rub, and a pinch of salt and pepper. Massage seasoning into potatoes.

    Spread into a single layer and bake in hot oven until lightly browned, 25-28 minutes, tossing fries halfway through.

    While fries bake, prepare ingredients.

  2. 2

    Prepare Ingredients and Toast Buns

    Mince garlic.

    Halve and peel onion. Cut halves into 1/4" slices.

    Separate steak strips into a single layer and pat dry.

    If using flank steak, follow same instructions.

    Place a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat and add 1 tsp. olive oil. Add buns to hot pan and toast until lightly browned, 2-3 minutes.

    Remove toasted buns to a plate. Keep pan over medium-high heat.

  3. 3

    Caramelize the Onion

    Return pan used to toast buns to medium-high heat and add 2 tsp. olive oil.

    Add onions and stir often until browned and tender, 6-8 minutes.

    Add garlic and a pinch of salt and pepper. Cook until aromatic, 30-60 seconds.

  4. 4

    Cook the Steak

    Add steak strips to pan. Stir occasionally until no pink remains, 4-6 minutes.

    If using flank steak, follow same instructions.

    Remove from burner and stir in demi-glace.

    Make two stacks of steak strips and top with mozzarella cheese. Cover and let cheese melt, 1-2 minutes.

  5. 5

    Assemble Sandwich and Finish Dish

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card, spreading green chili aioli on both top and bottom bun (to taste) and topping with steak-onion-cheese mixture. Bon appétit!

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