BRAISED SIRLOIN TIPS WITH RICE

This is another of my favorites:

Recipe Name: BRAISED SIRLOIN TIPS WITH RICE
Category: BEEF
Serves: 8

SOURCE	SOUTHERN LIVING - DINNER AND SUPPER COOKBOOK             

1 1/2 Pound mushrooms, fresh, sliced
1/4 Cup butter, melted, divided
1 Tblsp olive oil
1 Slice bacon, cut into small pieces
3 Pound sirloin , cut into 1 inch cubes
3/4 Cup beef bouillon
3/4 Cup red wine
2 Tblsp soy sauce
2 Clove garlic, minced
1/2 Large onion, grated
2 Tblsp corn starch
1/3 Cup beef bouillon
1 10-3/4 oz can cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
salt, to taste
rice

Saute` mushrooms and bacon* pieces in butter until lightly browned; spoon into a casserole.
Add remaining butter and olive oil to skillet; add meat, and brown on all sides. Spoon over mushrooms.
Combine bouillon, wine, soy sauce, garlic and onion; add to skillet, scraping bottom to salvage all particles.
Blend cornstarch with bouillon; stir into wine mixture. Cook, stirring constantly, until smooth and thickened. Spoon over the meat, stirring gently to mix. Cover and bake at 275o F for 1 hour. Add mushroom soup, stirring until smooth. Add salt to taste. Bake 10 to 15 minutes more. Serve over cooked rice.

*Original recipe did not contain bacon.

I had used this recipe before from Southern Living, MY WHAT a difference the bacon makes!

Very nice!