Rating: 4.5 stars
8 Ratings
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  • 1 star values: 0

Ground almonds thicken this lively herb sauce. The pesto is also good as a spread for burgers and sandwiches, or as a pizza sauce. Most of the fat here is monounsaturated.

Patsy Jamieson
Recipe by Cooking Light May 2002

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Credit: Randy Mayor; Melanie J. Clarke

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Yield:
4 servings (serving size: 3 ounces steak and about 1 tablespoon pesto)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Prepare grill.

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  • Combine first 6 ingredients in a blender; process until finely chopped (about 15 seconds). Add yogurt and juice; process until smooth.

  • Grill steak 6 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Cut steak diagonally across grain into thin slices. Serve steak with pesto. Garnish with cilantro sprigs, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

209 calories; calories from fat 47%; fat 10.8g; saturated fat 3.9g; mono fat 4.9g; poly fat 0.8g; protein 24.6g; carbohydrates 2.4g; fiber 0.6g; cholesterol 57mg; iron 2.5mg; sodium 152mg; calcium 36mg.
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