Espresso-Grilled Tenderloin Steaks
- Cooking spray
- 1 teaspoon finely ground espresso
- 1 teaspoon light brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon steak seasoning (such as McCormick Grill Mates seasoning blends)
- 4 (4-ounce) beef tenderloin steaks, trimmed (1 inch thick)
Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Combine espresso, brown sugar, and seasoning in a small bowl; rub mixture evenly over both sides of steaks. Add steaks to pan; cook 4 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness.
Try a new twist on the usual weeknight steak dinner. Pair with steamed veggies or a side of rice.
- Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 steak)
|Calories per serving:||190|
|Caloriesfromfat per serving:||45%|
|Fat per serving:||9.5g|
|Saturated fat per serving:||3.7g|
|Monounsaturated fat per serving:||3.9g|
|Polyunsaturated fat per serving:||0.4g|
|Protein per serving:||23.5g|
|Carbohydrate per serving:||1.1g|
|Fiber per serving:||0.0g|
|Cholesterol per serving:||71mg|
|Iron per serving:||1.5mg|
|Sodium per serving:||245mg|
|Calcium per serving:||18mg|
Good to Know
Beef is a great source of vitamin B12 and iron. Most Americans don't get adequate iron, especially women. But keep your portion sizes to about 3 ounces of beef, or the size of a deck of cards. Steak is high in saturated fat, and should be enjoyed in moderation.