Grilled Steak with Mushrooms

This protein packed dish is low in sodium and fat and makes for a great hearty meal for summer.

Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 25 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 steak with 1 cup mushrooms

  • Calories 300
  • Carbohydrate 26 g
  • Protein 25 g
  • Fat 10 g
  • Saturated Fat 3.2 g
  • Sugars 9 g
  • Dietary Fiber 5 g
  • Cholesterol 60 mg
  • Sodium 130 mg
  • Potassium 1030 mg

This Recipe Serves 2

Ingredients

Cooking spray
2 4-ounce filet steaks (1 1/2 inch thick)
1/4 teaspoon ground black peppers
1 tablespoon trans-fat-free margarine
1 pint mushrooms, sliced
2 medium baked sweet potatoes (1 medium, as purchased, weighs about 5 oz)

Instructions

  1. Prepare an indoor or outdoor grill and heat on high. Spray grill rack with cooking spray.
  2. Sprinkle steaks evenly with salt and pepper.
  3. Place steaks on grill with direct high-heat and sear on each side for 1-2 minutes per side. Reduce heat to medium and cook for 18-23 minutes or until done according to your preference (flipping once). Transfer steak to a plate and cover with foil; let rest for 5 minutes before serving.
  4. In a medium sauté pan, heat margarine over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms and sauté for 5-6 minutes until tender. Serve with sweet potato.

Dietitian Tip: This steak would go wonderfully with an arugula salad to help make half your plate veggies.

MAKE IT GLUTEN-FREE: Confirm all ingredients are gluten-free and this recipe can be made gluten-free.

Choices/Exchanges: 2 Starch, 3 Lean Protein, 1/2 Fat

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