Grilled Steak with Onions and Scallions

Grilled Steak with Onions and Scallions Recipe
Photo: John Autry; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross
Grilling onions caramelizes their natural sugars and makes them sweeter as well as smoky. Cook the potatoes while you wait for the grill to heat. Serve with sautéed fresh green beans.


4 servings (serving size: 3 ounces steak, 1 onion slice, 1 green onion, and 1/2 cup potatoes)

Cost per Serving:

Total time: 51 Minutes

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Recipe Time

Hands-on: 31 Minutes
Total: 51 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 333
Fat 12.6 g
Satfat 5.8 g
Monofat 3.5 g
Polyfat 0.6 g
Protein 25 g
Carbohydrate 29.4 g
Fiber 2.9 g
Cholesterol 71 mg
Iron 4.1 mg
Sodium 547 mg
Calcium 99 mg


1 (1-pound) boneless sirloin steak
3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
1/2 teaspoon pepper, divided
4 (1/2-inch-thick) slices red onion
4 green onions
Cooking spray
1 pound baking potato, peeled and chopped
1/3 cup reduced-fat sour cream
1/3 cup fat-free milk
2 teaspoons butter


1. Preheat grill to medium-high heat.

2. Sprinkle the steak evenly with 3/8 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Sprinkle red onion with 1/8 teaspoon salt. Coat green onions with cooking spray. Place steak on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 3 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Let stand 10 minutes. Cut steak diagonally across grain into thin slices. Grill red onion 5 minutes on each side or until tender. Grill green onions 1 1/2 minutes on each side; cut into 3-inch pieces.

3. Place potato in a saucepan; cover with cold water. Bring to a boil; cook 10 minutes or until tender. Drain. Return potato to pan; add 1/4 teaspoon salt, sour cream, milk, and butter. Mash to desired consistency. Garnish with 1/4 teaspoon pepper.

Wendy Kalen,

Cooking Light

July 2011
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