Friday, February 3, 2012

Old Fashioned Cube Steaks, Goat Cheese Polenta and Spinach

I haven't made cube steaks since I was a little kid so when I saw them at the butcher the other day, I thought....why not? I forgot how good they are. My family had never had them before and they all really loved them.

Bring the steaks to room temperature.

Coat them with flour which you have seasoned with salt and pepper and seasoned salt like Lowrey's. press them down into the flour to get them really coated.

Fry them in a couple tablespoons of butter over high heat.

Don't they look good?

Throw a package of fresh spinach into the hot pan.

Sprinkle it with a bit of granulated garlic. Turn the heat down.

Cover for about 2 minutes.

The spinach will shrink and season itself with the pan drippings.

Follow the directions on the package for making your polenta.

Whisk in a knob of butter.

Add a 4 oz. log of goat cheese. Thin to the desired consistency with milk or buttermilk.

Kids love cube steaks.

A quick, delicious, economical dinner.