|Top sirloin beef, cut into 1- to 2-inch cubes||½ pound|
|Reduced-sodium soy sauce||1 tablespoon|
|Olive oil||1 tablespoon|
|Rice wine vinegar||1 tablespoon|
|Black pepper||½ teaspoon|
|Bamboo skewers, soaked in water for at least 20 minutes||4|
|Green bell pepper, cut into 1- to 2-inch squares||1|
|Small white onion, cut into about 8-10 large chunks||1|
- Combine beef, soy sauce, oil, vinegar, and pepper in a large resealable plastic bag. Marinate 30 minutes to overnight.
- Preheat broiler to high heat (alternatively, a grill may be used). Thread skewers, alternating beef, bell pepper, tomatoes, and onion pieces.
- Broil skewers 5-7 minutes, or until desired degree of doneness is achieved.
3 lean meats; 1 fat; 3 vegetables
Side Suggestions: Mixed Green Salad
Toss bagged mixed greens with fresh vegetables and salad dressing.
|Serving Size||½ of recipe|
|Saturated Fat||7 g|
|Dietary Fiber||2.5 g|
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