Steak and Peppers in Chimichurri Sauce

Steak and Peppers in Chimichurri Sauce

Need a quick dinner idea? This colorful, flavorful beef dish is complete in 25 minutes...and there's just one skillet to wash!

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

25

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

1/2
cup basil pesto
1
tablespoon lemon juice
1/4
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/8
to 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1
tablespoon olive oil
1
medium onion, thinly sliced (about 1 cup)
1
medium orange bell pepper, cut into bite-size strips
1
medium yellow bell pepper, cut into bite-size strips
1
lb boneless beef top sirloin steak, cut into 4 pieces
1
teaspoon garlic-pepper blend
1/2
teaspoon salt
  1. In medium heatproof bowl, mix pesto, lemon juice, oregano and pepper flakes; set aside.
  2. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Cook onion and bell peppers in oil 3 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until crisp-tender. Stir in pesto mixture. Return mixture to same bowl. Cover; set aside.
  3. Sprinkle both sides of beef pieces with garlic-pepper blend and salt. Heat same skillet over medium-high heat. Add beef; cook 10 to 12 minutes, turning once, until browned and medium-rare doneness.
  4. Return vegetable-pesto mixture to skillet with beef. Cook 1 to 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are hot and beef is of desired doneness. Serve pepper mixture over beef.
Makes 4 servings

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 380
    • (Calories from Fat 200),
  • Total Fat 22g
    • (Saturated Fat 4 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 85mg;
  • Sodium 610mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 11g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 7g),
  • Protein 34g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1/2 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 4 1/2 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.