Espresso-Grilled Tenderloin Steaks

<p>Espresso-Grilled Tenderloin Steaks</p>
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Jan Gautro

Try a new twist on the usual weeknight steak dinner. Pair with steamed veggies or a side of rice.


4 servings (serving size: 1 steak)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 190
Caloriesfromfat 45 %
Fat 9.5 g
Satfat 3.7 g
Monofat 3.9 g
Polyfat 0.4 g
Protein 23.5 g
Carbohydrate 1.1 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 71 mg
Iron 1.5 mg
Sodium 245 mg
Calcium 18 mg


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.


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