Grilled Beef and Calico Pasta

Add something flavorful to your family’s dinner! Serve grilled beef and bean mixture over your pasta - a hearty meal.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 4 hr 35 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 6

Ingredients

1/2-pound beef flank steak
1 1/2
cups Italian dressing
1
jalapeño chili, seeded
2
cloves garlic
1
can (15 to 16 ounces) kidney beans, drained
1/2
teaspoon paprika
1/4
teaspoon chili powder
Dash of red pepper sauce
8
ounces uncooked linguine
1/2
cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained
1/2
cup whole kernel corn, drained
3
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro or parsley
Additional chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 Cut diamond pattern 1/8 inch deep into both sides of beef. Place beef in shallow glass or plastic dish. Pour 1 cup of the dressing over beef. Cover and refrigerate at least 4 hours but no longer than 24 hours, turning occasionally.
  • 2 Heat coals or gas grill. Place chili and garlic in blender or food processor. Cover and blend on medium speed until finely chopped. Add kidney beans, remaining 1/2 cup dressing, paprika, chili powder and pepper sauce. Cover and blend until almost smooth; set aside. Cook and drain linguine as directed on package.
  • 3 Remove beef from marinade; reserve marinade. Grill beef uncovered 4 to 5 inches from medium heat 6 to 8 minutes for medium or until desired doneness, turning and brushing with marinade once. Discard any remaining marinade.
  • 4 Cut beef diagonally across grain into thin slices. Mix black beans, corn and cilantro. Top linguine with kidney bean mixture, black bean mixture and beef. Sprinkle with additional cilantro.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    515
    (
    Calories from Fat
    215),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    24g
    24%
    (Saturated Fat
    4g,
    4%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    30mg
    30%;
    Sodium
    650mg
    650%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    60g
    60%
    (Dietary Fiber
    7g
    7%
    ),
    Protein
    22g
    22%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Iron
    28%;
    Exchanges:
    4 Starch; 2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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