Diabetic Dish of the Week – GRILLED SOUTHWESTERN STEAK AND COLORFUL SKILLET VEGETABLES

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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week is a GRILLED SOUTHWESTERN STEAK AND COLORFUL SKILLET VEGETABLES. Oh I got a good one that I’m passing along to all of you this week, GRILLED SOUTHWESTERN STEAK AND COLORFUL SKILLET VEGETABLES. Delicious Steak along with Skillet Vegetables! You can find this recipe along with all the other Delicious and Diabetic Friendly recipes at Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website. Besides all the great recipes you’ll find current news on Diabetes and everyday hints and tips to help with your Diabetes. So Enjoy and Eat Healthy! https://diabeticgourmet.com/

 

GRILLED SOUTHWESTERN STEAK AND COLORFUL SKILLET VEGETABLES

Picking lean protein options can be easier than you think. You can still enjoy a beef burger and save calories by choosing lean or extra-lean ground beef.

Other smart meat case picks include top sirloin steak or sirloin tip, bottom round steak or roast, eye of round steak or roast, or top round steak or roast.

Also make sure to choose colorful vegetables and fruits to round out your meal, like in this recipe for Grilled Southwestern Steak and Colorful Vegetables.

Ingredients

1 beef , Top Round Steak cut 1 inch thick (about 1-1/2 pounds)

Marinade:
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
1/4 cup prepared mild salsa
1 tablespoon chopped garlic
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon coarse grind black pepper
Colorful Vegetables:
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 medium green or red bell pepper, cut into 1/4 inch strips
8 ounces button mushrooms, sliced 1/4- inch thick
2 cups sliced zucchini, 1/4-inch thick
3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon coarse grind black pepper
1 cup finely chopped tomatoes
1/4 cup chopped green onions

Directions

1 – Combine marinade ingredients in small bowl. Place beef steak and marinade in food-safe plastic bag; turn steak to coat.
2 – Close bag securely and marinate in refrigerator 6 hours or as long as overnight, turning occasionally.
3 – Remove steak from marinade; discard marinade.
4 – Place steak on grid over medium, ash-covered coals.
5 – Grill, covered, 12 to 14 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, 16 to 19 minutes) for medium rare (145F) doneness, turning once. Do not overcook.
6 – Meanwhile prepare Colorful Vegetables. Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in large non-stick skillet over medium- high heat.
7 – Add bell pepper strips; cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes or until crisp-tender.
8 – Add mushrooms, zuchini, cumin, salt and black pepper; cook and stir 3 to 4 minutes or until crisp-tender.
9 – Add tomato and green onion; cook and stir 1 minute.
10 – Carve steak into thin slices; season with salt, as desired. Serve with Colorful Vegetables.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER SERVING:
Calories: 277
Fat: 13 grams
Unsaturated Fat: 7 grams
Saturated Fat: 3 grams
Fiber: 2 grams
Sodium: 303 miligrams
Cholesterol: 77 miligrams
Protein: 33 grams
Carbohydrates: 8 grams
https://diabeticgourmet.com/diabetic-recipe/grilled-southwestern-steak-and-colorful-skillet-vegetables

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These Cuts of Meat Can Save You Money — And Still Taste Great

March 26, 2014 at 9:46 AM | Posted in Delish | Leave a comment
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Fantastic article from the Delish website! It’s all about Cuts of Meat Can Save You Money — And Still Taste Great. Take time and check this one out!

 

 

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These Cuts of Meat Can Save You Money — And Still Taste Great
Asking “chicken, beef, or pork?” doesn’t even begin to cover the dinner options available to meat lovers. Chances are, if you look at the meat section in your grocery store a little closer, you’ll see some cuts you’ve never noticed before. The following cuts of meat, often passed over for their more well-known counterparts, are just as delicious and can actually save you money. Here’s what you need to know to get a good deal in the meat department.

 
Top Round Steak

You might have seen this meat at the store, sometimes labeled London Broil, but we’re guessing you rarely — if ever — grab it. Top round has earned a reputation for being tough, but that’s not always its fate. This cut is perfect for medium cooking and begs to be doused in your favorite marinade. As long as you cut against the grain and don’t overcook it, top round can be a great addition to your dinner rotation…..

 

 

 
Flank Steak

You might see flank steak on its own at a restaurant, but it’s a lot easier to tenderize if incorporated into a larger dish when you’re doing all the work at home. Flank steak is one of a group of cuts called flat steaks, which are tougher cuts of meat. You’ll save money on this cut for two main reasons: your options for preparing flank steak are limited — you’ll have to work to get it tender — and it’s best served in a dish like fajitas, meaning your meat will go further than if you were eating a traditional steak dinner. You can also get away with buying a little less because everyone’s plate will be full of other fajita fixings.

 

 

 

 

* Click the link be low to get all the Cuts of Meat Can Save You Money

 

 

http://www.delish.com/recipes/cooking-recipes/cheapest-cuts-meat?src=nl&mag=del&list=nl_dnl_fot_non_032614_cheap-meat#slide-1

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