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$3.95 per serving
Ready in 50 minutes
Spoonacular Score: 100%
Strip Steaks with Smoky Cilantro Sauce & Roasted Vegetables is a main course that serves 4. Watching your figure? This gluten free and dairy free recipe has 482 calories, 28g of protein, and 34g of fat per serving. For $3.95 per serving, this recipe covers 33% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. valentin day will be even more special with this recipe. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 50 minutes. 3919 people found this recipe to be scrumptious and satisfying. Head to the store and pick up red-wine vinegar, potato, tomato paste, and a few other things to make it today. To use up the ground cumin you could follow this main course with the Moroccan Chocolate Mousse as a dessert. It is brought to you by Eating Well. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 30%. This score is not so outstanding. Smoky Strip Steaks with Chimichurri Sauce, Skillet-Roasted Strip Steaks with Pebre Sauce & Avocado, and Strip Steaks with Cherry-Chipotle Sauce are very similar to this recipe.
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If you're trying to cut back on sugar, consider replacing some of the sugar in this recipe with a sweetener like Stevia or Splenda. If you're against these kinds of sweeteners, start reducing the amount of real sugar you use until your tastebuds adjust.
Before you pass up garlic because you don't want the bad breath that comes with it, keep in mind that the compounds that cause garlic breath also offer a lot of health benefits. Garlic has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, and antiviral properties. If you really want to get the most health benefits out of your garlic, choose Spanish garlic, which contains the most allicin (one of garlic's most beneficial compounds).
Although the body needs salt to survive, most of us get too much. The problem with consuming too much salt (what chemists call "sodium chloride") is actually the sodium part, which is why people concerned about high blood pressure go on low-sodium diets. If you are trying to reduce salt in your diet, you can try salt substitutes like potassium chloride or try to make do with less salt by using more black pepper, herbs, and spices.
If you find meat (especially grassfed and/or organic meat!) on sale, stock up and freeze it. Ground meat will stay good 3-4 months, while steaks, chops, etc., will be fine for at least 4 months.
Brussels sprouts should be tight and firm without any yellow leaves. Store in the fridge for up to a week. To prepare, cut off the stems and remove any bruised leaves.
Store brown sugar in an air-tight container to avoid hardening. If your brown sugar still gets too hard to use, you can use one of these techniques to soften it.
If a recipe doesn't specify whether you should use light brown sugar or dark brown sugar, just use whatever you have on hand or prefer. The difference is that dark brown sugar has more molasses and thus a stronger flavor.
If you're using olive oil to cook at high temperatures, make sure that the olive oil you're using has a high smoke point because heating an oil past its smoke point can ruin the flavor and even release harmful compounds into your dish. Many people recommend saving extra-virgin olive oil for cold dishes or for adding the finishing touch to a warm dish. You could also use canola oil, coconut oil, or another good high-temperature oil to be on the safe side.
Choose organic, grassfed beef whenever possible. If you're worried about your grocery budget, try eating a few vegetarian meals so you can afford better meat!