Grilled Veggie and Steak Appetizer

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.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 8

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
  • 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.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    150
    (
    Calories from Fat
    100),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    11g
    11%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    15mg
    15%;
    Sodium
    140mg
    140%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    5g
    5%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    8g
    8%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    2%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    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 Choices:
    1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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