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Grilled Steak and Peppers with Chimichurri Sauce

  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Servings 8

Enjoy this grilled beef sirloin steaks drizzled with the chimichurri sauce and served with the bell peppers, tasty dinner - ready in just 25 minutes. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

Chimichurri Sauce

1/2
cup extra-virgin olive oil
2
tablespoons white wine vinegar
1/2
cup loosely packed fresh parsley leaves
2
tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh oregano
4
large garlic cloves, chopped
3/4
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon black pepper
1/4
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)

Steak and Peppers

2
(2-lb.) boneless beef sirloin steaks (1 inch thick)
4
red bell peppers, halved, seeded

Steps

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  • 1
    GRILL DIRECTIONS: Heat grill. In food processor bowl with metal blade or blender container, combine oil and vinegar. Add all remaining chimichurri sauce ingredients; process with on/off pulses until pureed. Spoon into small serving bowl.
  • 2
    When ready to grill, place steaks on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals. Cook 18 to 22 minutes or until of desired doneness, turning once.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, place bell peppers skin side down on grill; cook 7 to 10 minutes or until tender, turning occasionally. Cut steaks into 8 pieces. Drizzle sauce over steaks. Serve bell peppers with steaks.

Expert Tips

  • To broil steaks, place on broiler pan; broil 4 to 6 inches from heat, using times above as a guide, turning once. During last 7 to 10 minutes of cooking time, place bell peppers skin side up on broiler pan.
  • Chimichurri is a thick herb sauce from Argentina. Made with olive oil, vinegar, parsley, oregano, onion and garlic, chimichurri is traditionally served with grilled food.
  • Oregano is an herb popular in Mediterranean and Latin American cooking. A member of the mint family, oregano tastes similar to marjoram, but is not as sweet.
  • Use your own favorite cut of beef in place of the sirloin steaks.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
Calories from Fat
170
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
29%
Saturated Fat
4g
20%
Cholesterol
60mg
20%
Sodium
250mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate
4g
1%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
1g
Protein
21g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
50%
50%
Vitamin C
90%
90%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 Vegetable; 3 Lean Meat; 2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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