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Herb-Marinated Steak and Vegetables


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Tonight is about the main course, as usual for a Thursday.  This recipe is one that my wife found and we have enjoyed many times.  The flavor is very different from other beef marinades and very tasty.  This one is low calorie and low fat.  Just don’t heap up a huge plate and you’ll be eating very healthy and enjoying a meal full of flavor.  Give it a try some time.

Herb-Marinated Steak and Vegetables


  • 3/4 cup dry red wine
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 2 six ounce New York Strip steaks (skirt steak works too)
  • 2-3 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion, sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and sliced
  • 2 10 ounce bags triple washed spinach, rinsed and chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Balsamic vinegar


Combine the wine and basil in a zip-lock plastic bag, then add the steaks.  Squeeze out the air and seal the bag; turn to coat the steaks.  Refrigerate, turning the bag occasionally, 1-2 hours.

Spray a broiler rack with a non-stick spray like PAM; preheat the broiler.  Remove the steaks from the marinade and pat dry.  Broil the steaks 5 inches from the heat until an instant read thermometer inserted into the center of each steak registers 160*; 3 to 4 minutes on each side for medium.

Heat the oil in a non-stick skillet over medium high heat.  Add the onion and the bell pepper and cook, stirring until the onion is golden brown.  Add the spinach, then salt and black pepper; cook until wilted, about 1 minute.  Stir in the vinegar and remove from the heat.  Thinly slice the steak, cross grain and layer slices over the vegetables.


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