Food and the City: Coffee Steak with Roasted Tomatoes Yum

February 06, 2013

Coffee Steak with Roasted Tomatoes

So I think I may declare this a new breakfast food since it has coffee on it.

What do you think? Steak with your bacon? Steak with your eggs? Oh wait, I think people do that already. Urgh buuuuut still! This steak ON IT. Not in it. ON IT. Like as in the opposite of off it.

And Idunno why, but something about a spicy rub mixed with the sweetness of roasted tomatoes really gets my heart going. (I don't eat steak but it gets my heart going for other 
peoples enjoyment). Annnnd I just don't know why, but anything mixed with coffee is just bound to taste good. 
Coffee egg rolls? Coffee pot pie? Coffee paper? Ha.

Oh and can somebody tell me whhhhhy I waited so long to start watching White Collar? Oh my GOD I can't handle how hot Matt Bomber is. WHY is he so flawless? My heart is going again. Ugh I think even Mr. D is in awe of him. We watched like, 10 episodes the other night and only stopped because it was 1am and we had to be functioning human beings the next day. Although I'd have no problem trading being functional to being a zombie from watching White Collar until sunrise.

Just.. amazing.

Coffee Steak with Roasted Tomatoes

Serves two:
2 Steaks of choice (I only had some cheap round cube steak on hand, but it actually worked out good)
1 1/2 t Chili Powder
2 t Coffee grains
1/2 t Brown Sugar
1/2 t Basil 
1/4 t Salt
1/4 t Pepper
7-8 Cherry Tomatoes 
1 T Butter

Roast your tomatoes. Click here to learn how I roast mine.

In a plate combined chili powder, coffee, brown sugar, basil, and salt & pepper. Dredge each piece of steak in the rub until covered. Melt your butter on medium heat and cook steak to your liking. This steak was thin, so I did 3-5 minutes on each side.

Transfer to serving plate and cover with roasted tomatoes. Garnish with a green and serve with a side of steak sauce.