It is Guaranteed 2 Get U Laid Friday! In honor of Gourmet Magazine, which is sadly ceasing publication next month, here is a recipe that (trust me) will dazzle the carnivore in your life. Make it wearing a negligee and you will be set for the week.
Steak Sandwiches With Tomato Pesto
2 garlic cloves, chopped6 tablespoons olive oil1/3 cup drained bottled dried tomatoes packed in oil1/3 cup packed fresh basil leaves1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar1 pound sliced medium-rare steak (about 2 cups)eight 1/2-inch slices sourdough bread, toasted lightly
In a small saucepan cook garlic in oil over moderately low heat, stirring, until softened and cool.In a small food processor or blender purée tomatoes, basil, oil mixture, and vinegar until pesto is smooth.
In a bowl toss steak with half of pesto and spread remaining pesto on bread.Divide steak among 4 bread slices and top with remaining 4 slices.