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Top Sirloin Steak Sandwiches With Cheese, Tomatoes, And Caramelized Onions

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Ingredients
For the caramelized onions
  Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon
  White onion 1 Large, sliced
  Sugar 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Ground fennel seeds 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Sherry vinegar 1 Teaspoon
For the steaks:
  Top sirloin steak 32 Ounce (4 Pieces, 8 Ounce Each)
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Smoked cheddar cheese/Smoked gouda / jalapeno jack cheese 2 Ounce, thinly cut into 8 or 12 slices
For the sandwiches
  Butter 2 Tablespoon, softened
  Whole grain mustard 1 Tablespoon
  French bread rolls/Kaiser rolls 4 , cut in half lengthwise
  Romaine lettuce leaves 8
  Ripe tomatoes 2 , sliced
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the broiler or grill.

MAKING
2) In a saute pan or skillet, saute the onion, salt, sugar and ground fennel in the oil over a medium-high heat for 10 minutes, until golden brown.
3) Deglaze the pan with the vinegar, turn off the heat and allow to cool.
4) Pound the steaks lightly and season evenly with the salt and pepper.
5) Grill the steaks for about 4 minutes each side for medium-rare or 5 to 6 minutes each side for medium cooked.
6) On a platter, remove the steaks and cover with the cheese slices until slightly melted.
7) In a small bowl, mix the butter and mustard together, spread evenly on the rolls and toast lightly on the grill or under the broiler.
8) Arrange 2 lettuce leaves and tomato slices on the lower half of each roll. Then place the steaks and cover them with the caramelized onions.
9) Place the upper half of the rolls, secure the sandwiches with toothpicks and cut into halves.

SERVING
10) Place the sandwiches on serving plates and serve immediately with chips or fries, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Broiled
Dish: 
Sandwich
Ingredient: 
Beef
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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