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Pound Steak

Sometimes you just need comfort food. The one that takes me back to childhood is pound steak. I don't remember if the recipe was my grandmother's or mom's, but it is my favorite when I need a pick-me-up. We didn't have a lot growing up, so this favorite uses a cheaper cut of meat that is pounded and slow cooked to make it tender.
Start with two to two and a half pounds of sirloin steak.

Add 1/4 cup of flour, a half teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper to a gallon size zip top bag.  Place the meat in the bag and shake to completely coat the steaks.

Next with a meat pounder, beat the steak on both sides for several minutes until your steak is about half the original thickness. Brown the meat in a skillet on each side.

Now make a roux.
In the same pan, add 3 tablespoons butter and 3 tablespoons flour, heating to make a thick paste. Add 3 and 3/4  cups beef broth, 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder, 1/2 teaspoon onion powder, and two packs no-salt added beef bouillon, mixing we…