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Herb-Rubbed New York Strip with Sautéed Peas and Carrots

Photo: Jason Wallis; Styling: Cindy Barr
Yield Serves 4 (serving size: 4 ounces steak and 3/4 cup vegetable mixture)
Tender and tasty is the way we describe Herb-Rubbed New York Strip with Sautéed Peas and Carrots. Bacon lends the peas and csrrots a hit of smoky flavor.

Ingredients

  • 2 (8-ounce) New York strip steaks, trimmed
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh oregano
  • 3/8 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, divided
  • 2 teaspoons unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 6 baby carrots, halved lengthwise
  • 3 center-cut bacon slices
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen green peas
  • Oregano leaves (optional)
  • Roasted Potato Wedges

Nutrition Information

  • calories 306
  • fat 17 g
  • satfat 7 g
  • monofat 6.7 g
  • polyfat 0.9 g
  • protein 28.7 g
  • carbohydrate 8.5 g
  • fiber 2.8 g
  • cholesterol 78 mg
  • iron 3 mg
  • sodium 456 mg
  • calcium 28 mg

How to Make It

  1. Sprinkle steaks with thyme, chopped oregano, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper; press mixture into steaks. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan; swirl. Add steaks to pan; cook 4 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Let stand 5 minutes; cut across the grain into thin slices.

  2. Combine 3/4 cup water and carrots in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cover and bring to a boil. Cook 6 minutes or until carrots are tender. Remove carrots from pan. Wipe pan with a paper towel. Return pan to medium-high heat. Add bacon to pan; cook 4 minutes or until crisp. Remove bacon from pan with a slotted spoon; crumble. Add carrots to drippings in pan; sauté 1 1/2 minutes. Add peas; sauté 2 minutes or until heated. Sprinkle with remaining 1/8 teaspoon salt, remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper, and crumbled bacon. Serve vegetables with steak; garnish with oregano leaves, if desired.

Cook's Notes

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