Steak is one of the top favorite dishes loved by almost everyone. It’s also a kind of meat that’s quick to prepare and full of important nutrients like iron, zinc, and protein.
However, the problem remains the added calories you get from eating it. Here are the top 3 steak recipes under 250 calories using steak:
1- Flank Steak with Arugula and Herbed Tomato Salad:
1 teaspoon barbecue sauce
1 teaspoon any vegetable oil
1 1-lb. flank steak, trimmed
1/2 teaspoon salt
Freshly ground black pepper
4 cups baby arugula
1 1/3 cups Marinated Tomatoes
- Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Whisk together barbecue sauce and oil; pour over steak. Add salt and a generous grind of pepper.2. Cook steak, each for 3 to 5 minutes per side, depending on how thick it is. Put on a cutting board; let them for 5 minutes.
- Divide arugula among serving plates. Cut steak into thin slices across the grain; arrange over arugula. Top with marinated tomatoes and serve.
2- Strip Steak with Onions and Poblanos:
The steak is very lightly salted before it’s cooked to get flavors going.
2 (10-ounce) strip steaks, trimmed
3/8 teaspoon smoked paprika
3/8 teaspoon slat
3/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided
1 1/2 tablespoons sesame oil, divided
1 (12-ounce) yellow onion, cut into 12 wedges
2 Poblano peppers, seeded and cut into 1/2-inch strips
4 lime wedges
- Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Pour paprika, 1/8 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper evenly on steaks.2. Add 1 1/2 teaspoons oil to pan; slant to coat. Add steaks to pan; cook 4 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Remove steaks from pan; let stand 10 minutes.
- Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add onion wedges; cook 2 minutes on each side. Add poblano peppers to pan; cook for 4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; cover and let stand 5 minutes. Stir in 1/8 teaspoon black pepper. Put onion mixture on a large plate. Thinly slice steak across grain. Arrange steak over onion mixture. Serve with lime wedges.
3- Grilled Sirloin Skewers with Peaches and Peppers:
First, if using wooden skewers, be sure to soak them before grilling to prevent burning.
1 1/2 tablespoons ground cumin
1 1/2 tablespoons cracked black pepper
2 3/4 teaspoons salt
2 pounds boneless sirloin steak, cut into 48 (1-inch) pieces
4 peaches, each cut into 8 wedges
2 small red onions, each cut into 8 wedges
2 large red bell peppers, each cut into 8 (1-inch) pieces
1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
1 teaspoon olive oil
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon cracked black pepper
3 garlic cloves, minced
Parsley sprigs (optional)
1-Prepare grill pan for kebabs, combine first 7 ingredients; toss well. Thread 3 steak pieces, 2 peach wedges, 1 onion wedge, and 1 bell pepper piece alternately onto each of 16 (12-inch) skewers. Place kebabs on grill rack coated with cooking sauce; grill 6 minutes or until tender, turning occasionally. Place kebabs on a platter; cover loosely with foil. Let stand 5 minutes.
2- To prepare sauce, combine chopped parsley and next 5 ingredients (chopped parsley through garlic), stirring with a whisk. Pour over kebabs. Garnish with parsley sprigs, if desired.