Flank Steak with Beer


Meat so tender it melts


Click here to see the recipe in Portuguese


servings: 4 / preparation time: 1h30min




4 lb flank steak

1 small bottle or can beer

1 package onion soup mix

1 large onion, chopped

4 garlic cloves

2 tbs tomato paste

2 tbs olive oil

salt and pepper to taste

1 tbs corn starch

1 can sliced mushroom



1 – Season the meat with salt and pepper to taste.

2 – In the pressure cooker, heat the oil and put the meat to brown, for about 3-4 minutes on each side. Remove the meat and set aside.

3 – Add onion and garlic and cook for about 3 minutes.

4 – Mix beer, tomato paste and onion soup mix.

5 – Put the meat back into the pan and add enough water to cover the meat.

6 – Close the pressure cooker, let it cook for about 30 minutes and turn off the heat.

7 – Open the pan and remove only the meat, slice it and set aside.

8 – Thicken the remaining sauce with the cornstarch and add the mushrooms. Simmer for 5 minutes on low heat until thick.

9 – Pour the sauce over the meat and serve hot.


Tips and Options:

  • Good side dishes are: white rice or mashed potatoes and green salad with vinaigrette.
  • Use dark instead of light beer.


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