Margarita Grilled Steaks

Margarita flavored grilled beef steak makes a mouth-watering meal! Dinner that can be made ready in just an hour!

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 2
 

Ingredients

2
tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
1
teaspoon grated lime peel
1/4
cup frozen (thawed) nonalcoholic margarita mix
2
teaspoons vegetable oil
1/4
teaspoon salt
2
boneless beef top loin (New York strip) steaks (6 oz each)

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In small bowl, mix butter and 1/4 teaspoon of the lime peel. Set aside.
  • 2 In large shallow dish or resealable food-storage plastic bag, mix margarita mix, oil, salt and remaining lime peel. Add steaks; turn to coat. Cover dish or seal bag; refrigerate at least 30 minutes to marinate.
  • 3 Heat gas or charcoal grill. Remove steaks from marinade; reserve marinade. Place steaks on grill. Cover grill; cook over medium heat 10 to 12 minutes, turning once and brushing frequently with marinade, until steak is desired doneness. Discard any remaining marinade. Serve butter mixture with steaks.
  • 1 In small bowl, mix butter and 1/4 teaspoon of the lime peel. Set aside.
  • 2 In large shallow dish or resealable food-storage plastic bag, mix margarita mix, oil, salt and remaining lime peel. Add steaks; turn to coat. Cover dish or seal bag; refrigerate at least 30 minutes to marinate.
  • 3 Heat gas or charcoal grill. Remove steaks from marinade; reserve marinade. Place steaks on grill. Cover grill; cook over medium heat 10 to 12 minutes, turning once and brushing frequently with marinade, until steak is desired doneness. Discard any remaining marinade. Serve butter mixture with steaks.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Kick the margarita flavor up a notch by using 1/4 cup tequila, 2 tablespoons sugar, 2 tablespoons lime juice and 1/2 teaspoon grated lime peel instead of the nonalcoholic margarita mix.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
480
(
Calories from Fat
250),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
28g
28%
(Saturated Fat
12g,
12%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
105mg
105%;
Sodium
430mg
430%;
Total Carbohydrate
18g
18%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
16g
16%
),
Protein
39g
39%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 5 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.