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Grilled Pesto-Stuffed Tenderloin Steaks

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  3 reviews
  • 20 min prep time
  • total time
  • 5 ingredients
  • 2 servings
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The bold basil flavor of pesto blends beautifully in the grilled steak, and it's ready in just 20 minutes!

Ingredients

2
(1-inch-thick) beef tenderloin steaks (about 3/4 lb.)
2
tablespoons purchased pesto
1
teaspoon oil
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
to 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Steps

  • 1 Heat grill. With narrow sharp knife, make a 1-inch slit in one side of each steak. Make a pocket in each steak by moving knife around inside of steak. DO NOT ENLARGE THE 1-INCH OPENING.
  • 2 Spoon half of pesto into each steak, spreading it around the inside of the steak. Brush all sides of steaks with oil; sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • 3 When ready to grill, place steaks on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals. Cook 7 to 11 minutes or until of desired doneness, turning once.
  • 1 Heat grill. With narrow sharp knife, make a 1-inch slit in one side of each steak. Make a pocket in each steak by moving knife around inside of steak. DO NOT ENLARGE THE 1-INCH OPENING.
  • 2 Spoon half of pesto into each steak, spreading it around the inside of the steak. Brush all sides of steaks with oil; sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • 3 When ready to grill, place steaks on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals. Cook 7 to 11 minutes or until of desired doneness, turning once.

Expert Tips

To broil steaks, place on broiler pan; broil 4 to 6 inches from heat using times above as a guide, turning once.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/2 of Recipe
Calories
365
Calories from Fat
205
% Daily Value
Total Fat
23g
35%
Saturated Fat
7g
35%
Cholesterol
100mg
33%
Sodium
520mg
22%
Total Carbohydrate
1g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
0%
Protein
38g
38%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
5 1/2 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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