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Grilled Veggie and Steak Appetizer

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 30 min total time
  • 5 ingredients
  • 8 servings
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Looking for a hot and hearty appetizer ready in 30 minutes? Try these beef bites and three kinds of vegetables cooked in a grill basket.

Ingredients

1
package (6 oz) small fresh portabella mushrooms
1/2
lb boneless beef sirloin steak (about 3/4 inch thick), trimmed of fat and cut in 3/4-inch cubes
1
cup frozen small whole onions (from 1-lb bag), thawed
1/2
cup plus 2 tablespoons balsamic vinaigrette
1/2
cup halved grape or cherry tomatoes

Steps

  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In large bowl, place mushrooms, beef, onions and 1/2 cup of the vinaigrette; toss to coat. Let stand 10 minutes; drain. Place mixture in grill basket (grill “wok”).
  • 2 Place basket on grill. Cover grill; cook over medium-high heat 7 to 9 minutes, shaking basket or stirring beef mixture twice, until vegetables are tender and beef is desired doneness. Stir in tomatoes.
  • 3 Spoon beef mixture into serving dish. Stir in remaining 2 tablespoons vinaigrette. Serve with toothpicks.
  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In large bowl, place mushrooms, beef, onions and 1/2 cup of the vinaigrette; toss to coat. Let stand 10 minutes; drain. Place mixture in grill basket (grill “wok”).
  • 2 Place basket on grill. Cover grill; cook over medium-high heat 7 to 9 minutes, shaking basket or stirring beef mixture twice, until vegetables are tender and beef is desired doneness. Stir in tomatoes.
  • 3 Spoon beef mixture into serving dish. Stir in remaining 2 tablespoons vinaigrette. Serve with toothpicks.

Expert Tips

Portabella mushrooms provide a meaty flavor, but regular button mushrooms can be substituted in this recipe.

A little chopped fresh parsley sprinkled over the top of the cooked food adds both flavor and color.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
150
Calories from Fat
100
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
17%
Saturated Fat
2g
9%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
140mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
5g
2%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
2g
2%
Protein
8g
8%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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