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Steaks with Tuscan-Style Cannellini Salad

Steaks with Tuscan-Style Cannellini Salad
Photo: Lee Harrelson; Styling: Melanie J. Clarke
Yield

4 servings (serving size: 1 steak and 1/2 cup bean mixture)

Cannellini, large white kidney beans, are common in Tuscan dishes. You can use any white bean, such as Great Northern or navy beans.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups chopped plum tomato (about 1/2 pound)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons bottled minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon extravirgin olive oil
  • 1 (16-ounce) can cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 3/4 teaspoon cracked black pepper, divided
  • 4 (4-ounce) beef tenderloin steaks, trimmed (1 inch thick)
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 291
  • caloriesfromfat 35 %
  • fat 11.2 g
  • satfat 3.9 g
  • monofat 4.8 g
  • polyfat 0.9 g
  • protein 27.7 g
  • carbohydrate 18.2 g
  • fiber 4.6 g
  • cholesterol 71 mg
  • iron 3.4 mg
  • sodium 700 mg
  • calcium 59 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine tomato, rosemary, parsley, vinegar, garlic, oil, and beans in a large bowl, stirring well. Sprinkle 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper over bean mixture; stir to combine.

  2. Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Sprinkle steaks evenly with remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt and remaining 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add steaks to pan; cook 3 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Serve with bean mixture.