Spicy Lemon Pesto Flat Iron Steaks

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Ingredients
Total Recipe Time:  25 to 30 minutes
Makes 4 servings


4 beef Flat Iron Steaks (6 to 8 ounces each)
3 large cloves garlic, minced
Salt
Freshly grated lemon peel (optional)


Spicy Lemon Pesto:
1/3 cup prepared basil pesto sauce
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoons freshly grated lemon peel
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
Instructions
1.Combine Spicy Lemon Pesto ingredients in small bowl. Set aside.
2.Press garlic evenly onto beef steaks. Place steaks on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, covered, 10 to 14 minutes for medium rare (145°F) to medium (160°F) doneness, turning occasionally. Season with salt, as desired.
3.Top steaks with pesto. Garnish with lemon peel, if desired.
Nutritional Information
Nutrition information per serving: 349 calories; 20 g fat (6 g saturated fat; 4 g monounsaturated fat); 68 mg cholesterol; 250 mg sodium; 2 g carbohydrate; 0.6 g fiber; 38 g protein; 10.2 mg niacin; 0.8 mg vitamin B6; 2.0 mcg vitamin B12; 2.4 mg iron; 41.0 mcg selenium; 6.5 mg zinc.


This recipe is an excellent source of protein, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, selenium and zinc, and a good source of iron.
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