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Grilled Steak With Spice Rub, Quick Salsa and Polenta Sauté

Total Time - 30 minutes / Makes 4 Servings

Cooking Sequence

  • Prepare steaks and begin to marinate - 5 minutes
  • Prepare salsa and chill - 10 minutes
  • Grill steaks and prepare polenta; serve - 15 minutes  

Grilled Steak With Spice Rub, Quick Salsa and Polenta Sauté

Grilled Steak With Spice Rub

cooking spray
13–17 sprigs fresh thyme (rinsed)
2 tablespoons ground paprika
2 teaspoons dried parsley
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon seasoned pepper blend
1 1/2 lbs boneless top sirloin steaks

1. Coat grill rack with cooking spray; preheat grill. Remove stems from thyme; place leaves in food processor (about 1 tablespoon). Add remaining ingredients (except steak); process 10–15 seconds or until coarsely chopped and blended. Place mixture on plate (may be paper).
2. Coat both sides of steaks; press with fingertips to coat thoroughly. Shake off and discard any excess rub. Let steaks stand 15 minutes to marinate (wash hands).
3. Place steaks on grill (wash hands); grill 4–5 minutes on each side or until internal temperature reaches 145°F (for medium-rare). Use a meat thermometer to accurately ensure desired doneness. (Grills vary widely; adjust time as needed.) Serve steaks with salsa. CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 370kcal; FAT 25g; CHOL 90mg;
SODIUM 670mg; CARB 3g; FIBER 1g; PROTEIN 34g;
VIT A 35%; VIT C 6%; CALC 6%; IRON 20%
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Quick Salsa

1 lime (for juice, rinsed)
1 cup grape tomatoes (rinsed)
1/4 cup roasted red peppers
2 tablespoons chopped green chiles (undrained)
2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar

1. Squeeze juice of one-half lime into food processor.
2. Add remaining ingredients. Pulse 5–7 times or until coarsely chopped. Chill until ready to serve over steaks. CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 15kcal; FAT 0g; CHOL 0mg;
VIT A 15%; VIT C 35%; CALC 2%; IRON 2%
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Polenta Sauté

1 (17-ounce) tube prepared polenta (plain or flavored)
2 tablespoons butter
1 (7-ounce) can eggplant appetizer
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese

1. Preheat large sauté pan on medium-high 2–3 minutes. Cut tube of polenta in half (squeeze ends to easily remove wrapper). Cut into bite-size pieces.
2. Place butter in pan; swirl to coat. Add polenta; cook 2–3 minutes, stirring gently, or until golden.
3. Stir in eggplant, salt, and pepper; cook 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until thoroughly heated. Sprinkle with cheese; remove from heat, cover, and let stand 3 minutes. Serve. CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 270kcal; FAT 11g; CHOL 15mg;
SODIUM 970mg; CARB 29g; FIBER 4g; PROTEIN 4g;
VIT A 8%; VIT C 4%; CALC 4%; IRON 2%
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Add to your grocery list 2 tbsp butter
Add to your grocery list 2 tbsp shredded Parmesan cheese

Dry Grocery
Add to your grocery list 2 tsp balsamic vinegar
Add to your grocery list 2 tbsp chopped green chilies
Add to your grocery list cooking spray
Add to your grocery list 1 (7-oz) can eggplant appetizer
Add to your grocery list 2 tbsp paprika
Add to your grocery list 2 tsp parsley flakes
Add to your grocery list 1/4 cup roasted red peppers
Add to your grocery list 1 tsp seasoned pepper blend

Add to your grocery list 1 1/2 lb boneless top sirloin steaks

Add to your grocery list 13-17 sprigs  fresh thyme
Add to your grocery list 1 cup grape tomatoes
Add to your grocery list 1  lime
Add to your grocery list 1 (17-oz) tube prepared polenta (plain or flavored)

Suggested Items
Add to your grocery list Italian bread
Add to your grocery list fresh fruit with chocolate dip

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Utensils & Cookware

  • grill, grilling tongs
  • large sauté pan with lid
  • food processor, spatula
  • cooking spoon
  • meat thermometer
  • knife and cutting board
  • measuring utensils
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Aprons Advice

For more intense flavor, let steaks marinate in refrigerator overnight.  
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