Healthy Recipes

Grilled Tenderloin With Bleu Cheese Topping
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Servings: 2
Ingredients and Preparation
Ingredients Measures
Tenderloin steaks 2 (6-ounce)
Salt ¼ teaspoon
Fresh ground pepper, to taste
Olive oil 1 teaspoon
Parsley, finely chopped 2 + 2 teaspoons
Clove garlic, minced 1
Reduced-fat cream cheese 2 tablespoons
Crumbled bleu cheese 2 tablespoons
Jalapeno, seeded and finely chopped (optional) ½
Small shallot, finely chopped ½
White wine vinegar ½ teaspoon


Directions
  1. Season steaks with salt and pepper, drizzle with olive oil, and rub with 2 teaspoons parsley and garlic. Let stand 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, prepare indoor or outdoor grill, and mix together 2 teaspoons parsley, cream cheese, bleu cheese, jalapeno, shallot, and vinegar in a small bowl until smooth.
  3. Grill steaks, turning after about 5-7 minutes. After turning, spread half of bleu cheese mixture on each steak, and cook an additional 5-7 minutes, until desired degree of doneness is achieved (topping will soften).

Exchanges
5 lean meats; 2 fats; 0.5 medium-fat meat substitute

Side Suggestions: Tomato and Red Onion Salad
Arrange 1 sliced tomato and ½ sliced red onion on a platter. Drizzle with olive oil and balsamic vinegar, sprinkle with bleu cheese, and season with salt and pepper.


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size ½ of recipe
Calories 506
Total Fat 29 g
Saturated Fat 11 g
Sodium 543 mg
Total Carbohydrate 2 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Protein 49 g
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