Latin-American Grilled Steak
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Latin-American Grilled Steak

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size½ of recipe
Calories345
Total Fat25 g
Saturated Fat 10 g
Sodium 358 mg
Total Carbohydrate 9 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Protein 21 g

Servings and Times

Servings2
Marinating time 30 minutes or overnight

Ingredients and Preparation

IngredientsMeasures
Lemon juice½ cup
Yellow onion, finely diced (reserve other half for enchiladas)½
Garlic clove, minced1
Cumin1 teaspoon
Black pepper1 teaspoon
Rib-eye steak, cut into 2 pieces½ pound
Salt¼ teaspoon
  1. Directions
  2. Combine lemon juice, onion, garlic, cumin, black pepper, and steak in a large plastic zippered bag, and shake to coat steaks. Let marinate at room temperature for 30 minutes (or overnight, and take out of refrigerator 30 minutes before grilling).
  3. Preheat outdoor grill (or use an indoor grill or stovetop grill pan). Remove the steaks from the marinade and sprinkle with salt. Sear steaks over high heat for 1 minute on each side. Then reduce heat to medium to medium-high, and grill about 4-6 minutes per side, depending on thickness of steak and desired degree of doneness.

Exchanges
4 medium-fat meats; 1.5 vegetables

Side Suggestions: Tomato and Avocado Salsa
Toss 1 diced avocado and 1 large seeded and diced tomato in a medium mixing bowl with 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice, 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro, ½ teaspoon olive oil, ¼ teaspoon salt, and freshly ground pepper to taste. Serve over steaks. Nutrition Info (for ¼ of recipe): 96 calories; 6 g carbohydrate; 1.5 g protein; 8 g fat (1 g sat); 3 g fiber; 156 mg sodium. Exchanges: 2 monounsaturated fats; ½ vegetable.

Side Suggestions: Baked Potatoes

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