Beef Steaks with Potato Pancakes and Red Pepper Sauce

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Beef Steaks with Potato Pancakes and Red Pepper Sauce
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Difficulty:
moderate
Difficulty
Preparation:
50 min.
Preparation
ready in 1 hr 20 min.
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Ingredients

for
4
For the pancakes
400 grams
300 grams
2
small Onions
1
2 tablespoons
freshly ground Pepper
4 tablespoons
60 grams
For the steaks with sauce
4
Steaks (each about 160 grams)
2 tablespoons
40 milliliters
100 milliliters
1 tablespoon
100 milliliters
1 tablespoon
1 tablespoon

Preparation steps

1.

For the pancakes: peel potatoes, carrots and onions and grate coarsely. Mix egg, flour and 1 teaspoon of salt and add to grated vegetables. Chop sunflower seeds coarsely and toast lightly in a dry pan. Add to potato mixture. Heat butter in a pan and cook about 8 pancakes, few at a time, until golden brown. Keep warm in preheated oven at 80°C (approximately 175°F).  

2.

For the steaks with sauce: rinse and pat dry steaks, season with salt and pepper. Heat oil in a pan and cook steaks until browned. Remove from oven and cover with aluminum foil. Bake in preheated oven at 100°C (approximately 200°F) for about 15-20 minutes. Deglaze pan drippings with cognac, red wine, balsamic vinegar and veal stock, add peppercorns and reduce slightly. 

3.

Season sauce with salt and pepper and add cold butter, whisk well. Arrange steaks on pancakes and drizzle with sauce. If desired, serve with salad.