Braised Sirloin Tips

  • Yield: 8 servings


2pounds beef sirloin tips
1/2teaspoon unseasoned meat tenderizer
1/4teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1/2cup finely chopped onion
2-- garlic cloves, finely minced
1 1/4cups low-sodium beef broth
1/3cup dry red wine
1tablespoon light soy sauce
1/4cup cold water
2tablespoons cornstarch
1/4cup minced fresh parsley


  1. Remove all visible fat from the sirloin tips; cut into cubes.  Drain on paper towels.  Sprinkle the meat tenderizer and pepper on all sides of the beef.  Cook in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until brown on all sides.  Add the onion and garlic to the skillet.  Cook until the onion is tender.  Stir in the broth, red wine and soy sauce.  Bring to a boil; reduce heat.  Simmer covered, for 1 1/2 hours or until the beef is tender, stirring occasionally.  Add a mixture of the water and cornstarch gradually, stirring constantly.  Spoon onto a serving platter; sprinkle with the parsley.  Serve with hot cooked rice.


Recipe reprinted with permission from Saint Thomas Hospital’s A Taste of the Good Life (Nashville, Tn., 1996).