Italian Marinated Steak with Grilled Ratatouille
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Step 1Combine marinade ingredients in small bowl. Place beef steak and 1/2 cup marinade in food-safe plastic bag; turn steak to coat. Close bag securely and marinate in refrigerator 6 hours or as long as overnight, turning occasionally. Cover and reserve remaining marinade in refrigerator.
Step 2Remove 2 tablespoons of reserved marinade for ratatouille; set aside. Brush vegetables (except tomatoes) with some of remaining reserved marinade.
Step 3Remove steak from marinade; discard marinade. Place steak in center of grid over medium, ash-covered coals; arrange vegetables around steak. Grill steak, covered, 12 to 14 minutes for medium-rare (145°F) doneness, turning occasionally. (Do not overcook.) Grill eggplant and bell peppers 12 to 15 minutes; zucchini and yellow squash 8 to 12 minutes or until tender, turning occasionally and basting with remaining reserved marinade.
Cooking Tip: To prepare on gas grill, preheat grill according to manufacturer’s directions for medium heat. Place steak and vegetables on grid as directed above. Grill steak, covered, 16 to 19 minutes for medium-rare (145°F) doneness, turning occasionally. (Do not overcook.) Grill eggplant 6 to 8 minutes; bell peppers, zucchini and yellow squash 7 to 11 minutes or until vegetables are tender, turning occasionally and basting with reserved marinade.
Step 4Cut grilled vegetables into 1-inch pieces. Carve steak into thin slices. Cover and refrigerate 1 cup each vegetable and steak slices to use in another recipe. For ratatouille, combine remaining vegetables, tomatoes, basil and reserved 2 tablespoons marinade in medium bowl; toss to coat. Season ratatouille and remaining steak with salt and black pepper, as desired. Serve ratatouille with steak.
Nutrition information per serving: 347 Calories; 171 Calories from fat; 19g Total Fat (4 g Saturated Fat; 12 g Monounsaturated Fat;) 61 mg Cholesterol; 199 mg Sodium; 12 g Total Carbohydrate; 3.4 g Dietary Fiber; 30 g Protein; 3.3 mg Iron; 6.5 mg NE Niacin; 0.8 mg Vitamin B6; 1.5 mcg Vitamin B12; 5.3 mg Zinc; 31.5 mcg Selenium.
This recipe is an excellent source of Protein, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Selenium; and a good source of Dietary Fiber, and Iron.