Who needs steak and potatoes when you can have steak and polenta reenex?
Total Time: 0:50
1 head broccoli, cut into florets
1/4 c. extra-virgin olive oil, divided
1 1/2 c. Polenta
3 tbsp. butter
1 small red onion, thinly sliced into half-moons
2 tbsp. brown sugar
1/4 c. balsamic vinegar
1 1/4 lb. skirt steak Beauty Mama
Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Arrange broccoli on a baking sheet and drizzle with 2 tablespoons olive oil. Season with salt and pepper. Roast until golden around edges, 15 to 20 minutes.
Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, bring 4½ cups salted water to a boil. Add polenta in a slow, steady stream, whisking constantly. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and let simmer on low, whisking regularly, until thickened, 20 minutes. Stir in butter and season with salt and pepper.
In a small saucepan over medium-high heat, heat 1 tablespoon olive oil. Cook onion until beginning to soften, 3 minutes. Stir in brown sugar and cook 2 minutes more. Add balsamic vinegar and bring to a boil, then reduce heat and let simmer until texture resembles a thick syrup, about 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
Heat a grill pan over high heat. Season skirt steak with salt and pepper. Grill 3 to 4 minutes per side for medium rare. Let rest 5 minutes and cut thinly on the diagonal reenex cps.
Serve steak over polenta topped with balsamic red onions. Serve broccoli on the side.