with mashed red potatoes and thyme roasted carrots
Prep & Cook Time:40-50 min.
Cook Within:6 days
Spice Level:Not Spicy
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You Will Need
Medium Non-Stick Pan
Before You Cook
Prepare the Ingredients
Peel, trim, and cut carrot into ½"-inch sticks
Stem and coarsely chop thyme.
Cut potatoes into 1" dice.
Pat steaks dry, and season both sides with ¼ tsp. salt and ¼ tsp. pepper.
Make the Mashed Potatoes
Bring a medium pot with potato chunks covered by water to a boil. Cook until fork-tender, 18-20 minutes.
Drain potatoes in a colander and return to pot. Set aside half the cream for sauce
Add butter and remaining cream, 1 Tbsp. at a time. Mash until desired consistency is reached. Season with ¼ tsp. salt and a pinch of pepper. Cover and set aside.
While carrots roast, make mashed potatoes.
Roast the Carrot Sticks
Place carrot sticks on prepared baking sheet and toss with 2 tsp. olive oil and a pinch of salt and pepper.
Spread into a single layer and roast in hot oven until fork-tender, 15-18 minutes.
Carefully, toss cooked carrot sticks with thyme.
While carrots roast, cook steaks.
Cook the Steak
Place a medium non-stick pan over medium-high heat and add 1 tsp. olive oil.
Add steaks to hot pan, and cook until browned and steaks reach a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees, 5-7 minutes per side.
Remove steaks to a plate, rest at least 5 minutes, and tent with foil.
Wipe pan clean and reserve.
Make the Sauce
Return pan used to cook steaks to medium heat.
Add white wine to pan. Cook until liquid is reduced by half, 30-60 seconds.
Stir in pesto and remaining cream. Cook until warmed through, 30-60 seconds.
Plate dish as pictured on front of card, drizzling sauce over steaks. Bon appétit!