Pesto Steak & Arugula Pizza

Published On: Aug 01 2013 08:14:02 AM CDT   Updated On: Aug 01 2013 08:15:22 AM CDT

Pesto Steak & Arugula Pizza

Total Recipe Time:  45 to 50 minutes

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. Combine pesto and lemon juice in small bowl. Evenly brush beef steak with 1 tablespoon pesto mixture. 
  2. Place steaks on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, covered, 11 to 15 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, 13 to 16 minutes) for medium rare (145°F) to medium (160°F) doneness, turning occasionally.
  3. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 425°F. Spray 10 x 15-inch rimmed baking sheet with cooking spray. Place dough on baking sheet and pat dough to edges of baking sheet. Spread dough with remaining 3 tablespoons pesto mixture. Top with tomatoes and cheese. Bake in 425°F oven, 15 to 18 minutes or until crust is golden brown. 
  4. Carve steak into slices; season with salt, if desired. Top pizza evenly with arugula and steak slices; sprinkle with red pepper, as desired.

Cook's Tip: Twelve ounces cooked steak, cut into thin strips, may be substituted for Top Sirloin steak. Toss beef strips with 1 tablespoon pesto mixture before topping pizza as directed in step 4. Cook's Tip:  One package (10 ounces) whole wheat prebaked pizza crust (12-inch diameter) may be substituted for refrigerated pizza dough. Place pizza crust on ungreased large baking sheet. Top evenly with tomatoes and cheese. Bake according to package directions. Continue as directed in Step 4.

Nutrition information per serving: 482 calories; 14 g fat (4 g saturated fat; 2 g monounsaturated fat); 80 mg cholesterol; 573 mg sodium; 49 g carbohydrate; 8.8 g fiber; 39 g protein; 10.6 mg niacin; 0.6 mg vitamin B6; 1.5 mcg vitamin B12; 4.9 mg iron; 30.5 mcg selenium; 5.0 mg zinc; 102.6 mg choline.This recipe is an excellent source of fiber, protein, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, iron, selenium and zinc; and a good source of choline.

Grilled Steak and Asian Noodle Salad

Total Recipe Time: 35-45 minutes

Marinade Time: 15 minutes to 2 hours

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients:

Marinade:

Directions:

  1. Combine marinade ingredients in small bowl. Place beef steak and 3 tablespoon marinade in food-safe plastic bag; turn to coat. Close bag securely and marinate in refrigerator 15 minutes to 2 hours, turning occasionally. Cover and refrigerate remaining marinade until ready to use.
  2. Remove steak from marinade; discard marinade. Place steak in center of grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill steak, uncovered, 17 to 21 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, covered, 13 to 16 minutes) for medium-rare (145°F) to medium (160°F) doneness, turning occasionally.
  3. Meanwhile, cook pasta per according to package directions, adding vegetables during last 3 minutes of cooking. Drain. Combine pasta and vegetables with reserved marinade in large bowl. Evenly divide among 4 bowls. 
  4. Carve steaks into slices. Evenly arrange beef over pasta and vegetables. Sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds, if desired.

Nutrition information per serving: 423 calories; 9 g fat (2 g saturated fat; 2 g monounsaturated fat); 50 mg cholesterol; 502 mg sodium; 48 g carbohydrate; 9.3 g fiber; 35 g protein; 8.5 mg niacin; 0.8 mg vitamin B6; 1.5 mcg vitamin B12; 5.7 mg iron; 31.2 mcg selenium; 5.2 mg zinc; 114.4 mg choline.This recipe is an excellent source of fiber, protein, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, iron, selenium, zinc and choline.