Healthy Recipes

Balsamic Filet Mignon
dashed separator
Servings: 2
Ingredients and Preparation
Ingredients Measures
Beef tenderloin, trimmed ½ pound
Salt 1/8 teaspoon
Dash of freshly ground pepper
Balsamic vinegar ½ cup
Sugar 1 tablespoon
Olive oil 2 teaspoons


Directions
  1. Sprinkle steaks with salt and pepper.
  2. Pour balsamic vinegar into a small sauce pan. Add sugar and heat over medium-high heat until reduced to about 2 tablespoons, stirring regularly.
  3. Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add steaks and cook for about 3-5 minutes on each side, or until desired degree of doneness.
  4. Place steaks on serving plates and drizzle with balsamic sauce.

Exchanges
3.5 lean meats; 0.5 starches; 1 fat

Side Suggestions: Garlic-sautéed Spinach
Heat 2 teaspoons olive oil in a medium sized non-stick skillet. Add 1 minced garlic clove and cook until just fragrant, about 1 minute. Add 10 ounces spinach (about 8 cups, packed) and stir until just wilted. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Side Suggestions: Rice Pilaf


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size ½ of recipe
Calories 261
Total Fat 14.5 g
Saturated Fat 4.5 g
Sodium 207 mg
Total Carbohydrate 10 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Protein 23.5 g
dashed separator
healthy living calculator
Current Research From Top Journals


Chewing Gum After Surgery May Improve Digestive Tract Recovery
April 2015

A systematic review found that participants given chewing gum after abdominal surgery may have a faster return to normal for their digestive system. Unfortunately, the quality of trials is low and more research will need to be done before this simple solution is confirmed.

dot separator
previous editions

Early Peanut Consumption Associated with Lower Risk of Peanut Allergy in High Risk Children
March 2015

Breastfeeding May Decrease the Risk of Childhood Obesity
February 2015

Tonsillectomy May Reduce Number of Sore Throat Days in Children
February 2015

dashed separator

Advertisement

Our Free Newsletter
click here to see all of our uplifting newsletters »

 

Advertisement

Advertisement

DiggDeliciousNewsvineRedditStumbleTechnoratiFacebook