'Filet' with Caramelized Onion Gravy


Welcome to the fanciest 'steakhouse', where no animals were harmed in the making!

Ingredients:

3 red onions, sliced thin

3-4 tbls earth balance butter

1-2 tsp sugar

1 tsp salt

2 tbl of flour

1 beefless cube

2 cups water

1 tbl tomato paste

Small pour of red wine

1 tablespoons red wine vinegar

2 packages of Gardein beefless tips, thawed

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350

In a large frying pan add your onion slices and 2 tbl of butter

Heat over medium-high heat

Cook for 20-25 minutes until caramelized

(Add a little more butter if needed)

Halfway through season with salt and sugar

Once caramelized stir in flour

Mix well

Add in tomato paste

Mix well

Mix your beefless cube with 2 warm cups of water

Slowly pour in your beefless mixture

Add in your red wine vinegar and splash of red wine

Bring to a boil

Turn down heat to simmer to keep warm

Using your hands mash and mold together 4-5 thawed beefless tips

Form into a filet shape

Melt a little butter in frying pan over medium-high heat

When hot pan fry filets on each side for 2-3 minutes until browned

Continue with remaining filets

Place on a greased cookie sheet

Bake in preheated oven for 10-12 minutes

Turn halfway through

Remove from oven and serve with caramelized onion gravy!

Top with chives or green onions.

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