Thursday, September 27, 2007

Penne with Beef and Arugula

1 pound New York strip steak
1 lb penne pasta
1 teaspoon herbs de Provence
1 minced clove of garlic
3/4 cup extra-virgin olive
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
1/2 teaspoon salt & pepper
1/4 cup chopped basil
1/4 cup chopped parsley
2 cups chopped arugula

Season the steak with salt, pepper, herbs de Provence, and minced garlic.

In a skillet, heat 3 tablespoons olive oil over medium heat.

Cook steak about 7-9 minutes each side

Remove the meat from pan and let it rest for at least 5 minutes

Slice the steak

Cook pasta until al dente

Drain pasta, reserving 1/4 cup of pasta water

In a bowl, whisk together the balsamic vinegar, Dijon mustard, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon pepper, fresh herbs, and 3/4 cup olive oil.

In a large bowl, toss the pasta with one half the salad dressing and the reserved pasta water.

Toss together the pasta, arugula, and steak. Add more dressing, and season with salt and pepper to taste


Blogger Lisa Kendrick said...

This sounds delicious! Thanks for the recipe. Great blog!

Sunday, October 07, 2007  

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