Meal Kit

Steak Strip Marsala Risotto

with tomato and mushrooms

Prep & Cook Time: 40-50 min.

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Cook Within: 6 days

Contains: Milk

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Nothing is better for a filling dinner than a big bowl of risotto, a creamy creation for which we have Italy to thank. Also from Italy (well, Sicily) is Marsala wine, a sweet fortified wine used in such Italian favorites as, well, Chicken Marsala. It adds a lovely rich flavor to the umami-packed mushrooms, which in turn combine with steak strips and tomatoes for the perfect topping for risotto. Tip: Constantly stirring risotto does more than just give your arm a good workout. Stirring releases starches, a key for creamy risotto, and allows for even cooking of the rice.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 10 oz. Steak Strips
  • ¾ cup Arborio Rice
  • 1 Roma Tomato
  • 4 oz. Cremini Mushrooms
  • Info
    2 oz. Grated Parmesan
  • 1 oz. Marsala Cooking Wine
  • 2 Green Onions
  • Info
    2 tsp. Beef Flavor Demi-Glace Concentrate
  • 1½ tsp. Pot Roast Seasoning
Contains: Sulfites
Food intolerance information

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 2 Medium Pots
  • 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

Customize It Instructions

  • If using 20 oz. steak strips, follow same instructions as 10 oz. steak strips, working in batches if necessary.

  1. 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Cut mushrooms into 1/4" slices.

    Core tomato and cut into 1/4" dice.

    Trim and thinly slice green onions.

    Separate steak strips into a single layer and pat dry. Coarsely chop, if desired. Season all over with seasoning blend.

  2. 2

    Start the Risotto

    Place another medium pot over medium-high heat and add 2 tsp. olive oil.

    Add rice and half the green onions (reserve remaining for mushrooms) to hot pot. Stir occasionally until rice is toasted, 1-2 minutes.

  3. 3

    Finish the Risotto

    Add 1 cup boiling water from other medium pot and 1/4 tsp. salt to pot with rice. Rice should just be covered by water. Stir often until nearly all water is absorbed.

    Add 1/2 cup boiling water from other pot and stir often until nearly all water is absorbed. Repeat this process, stirring often, 18-20 minutes.

    Taste risotto as you cook, checking for tenderness. When rice has no more “bite” or crunch, it's done. There may be water left.

    Remove from burner. Stir in cheese (reserve a pinch for garnish). Cover and set aside.

  4. 4

    Sear the Steak Strips

    Place a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat and add 2 tsp. olive oil.

    Add steak strips and a pinch of salt to hot pan and stir occasionally until browned, 2-4 minutes.

    Transfer steak strips to a plate. Steak strips will finish cooking in a later step. Keep pan over medium-high heat.

  5. 5

    Cook Mushrooms and Finish Dish

    Add 2 tsp. olive oil, mushrooms, 1/4 tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper to hot pan. Stir occasionally until browned, 4-5 minutes.

    Add Marsala wine, demi-glace, 1/4 cup water, tomatoes, remaining green onions (reserve a pinch for garnish), and steak strips and any accumulated juices. Stir occasionally until steak strips reach a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees, 3-4 minutes.

    Remove from burner.

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card, topping risotto with steak strip mixture and garnishing with reserved cheese and green onions. Bon appétit!

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