Grilled Pesto-Stuffed Steaks

  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

2
beef rib-eye steaks, 1 1/2 inches thick (about 2 pounds)
1/4
cup basil pesto
2
tablespoons finely shredded Parmesan cheese
1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat. Make horizontal cut in side of each steak, forming a pocket (do not cut through to opposite side).
  • 2
    Mix pesto and cheese; spread evenly on insides of pockets; press pockets closed. Drizzle oil over beef.
  • 3
    Cover and grill beef 4 to 5 inches from medium heat 12 to 14 minutes for medium doneness, turning once. To serve, cut beef into thick strips.

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Tips

Expert Tips

New York strip or sirloin steak can be substituted for the rib-eye.

To retain beef juices, turn the steaks with tongs instead of piercing them with a fork.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
410
Calories from Fat
235
% Daily Value
Total Fat
26g
0%
Saturated Fat
8g
0%
Cholesterol
110mg
0%
Sodium
380mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
1g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Protein
43g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
18%
18%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 6 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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