|Fresh thyme leaves, minced||1 tablespoon (or 1 teaspoon dried)|
|Rosemary leaves, minced||1 teaspoon|
|Garlic clove, minced||1|
|Freshly ground pepper to taste|
|Sirloin steak tips||½ pound|
- Prepare grill.
- Combine thyme, rosemary, garlic, salt, and pepper. Rub onto both sides of the steak.
- Grill steak for 2-4 minutes on each side, or until desired degree of doneness is achieved. Let rest for 5 minutes before serving.
3 lean meats
Side Suggestions: Garlic-mashed Potatoes
Wash and scrub 2 medium Yukon Gold potatoes. Dice into large cubes, place in a small pot, and fill with water; cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until potatoes are tender when pierced with a fork, about 20 minutes. Mash potatoes with a fork and then add 2 minced garlic cloves, 2 tablespoons low-fat milk, and 2 teaspoons butter. Beat mixture with an electric whisk until creamy. Season with ¼ teaspoon salt and ground pepper to taste. Nutrition Info (for ½ recipe): 189 calories; 34 g carbohydrates; 4 g protein; 4 g fat (2.5 g saturated); 5 g fiber; 312 mg sodium. Exchanges: 2 starches; 1 fat.
Side Suggestions: Grilled Asparagus
|Saturated Fat||2 g|
|Dietary Fiber||0.5 g|
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