Sonoma-Style Beef Skewers
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1 HRS 5 MINS
Time to Cook
Step 1Prepare Sauce. Place tomatoes on grid over medium-high coals. Grill, covered, 9 to 11 minutes or until skins are completely blackened, turning frequently. Remove and discard skins from tomatoes. Finely chop tomatoes; place in medium bowl. Add remaining sauce ingredients; season with salt, as desired. Set aside.
Step 2Cut beef Top Sirloin Steak into 8 equal pieces. Combine Seasoning ingredients in large bowl. Add beef; toss to coat. Soak four 6-inch bamboo skewers in water 10 minutes; drain. Thread 2 beef pieces onto each skewer, leaving small space between pieces.
Step 3Place skewers on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, covered, 10 to 14 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, covered, 9 to 13 minutes) for medium rare (145°F) to medium (160°F) doneness, turning occasionally.
Step 4Meanwhile, remove and finely chop Swiss chard stems and ribs. Thinly slice chard leaves. Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat until hot. Add onion; cook and stir 4 to 5 minutes or until tender. Add chard stems and leaves in batches, if necessary; cook and stir about 2 minutes or until leaves are wilted. Add garlic; cook and stir about 20 seconds. Add water; cover and cook 3 to 5 minutes or until stems are tender. Season with salt.
Cooking Tip: One pound fresh baby spinach, may be substituted for Swiss chard.To thinly slice Swiss chard leaves, stack several leaves. Roll stack lengthwise into cylinder. Cut cylinder crosswise at close intervals with sharp knife.
Step 5Combine orzo with chard mixture; divide among 4 bowls. Top each with 1 beef skewer; spoon some sauce on top. Garnish with pine nuts, if desired. Serve with remaining sauce.
Nutrition information per serving: 573 Calories; 180 Calories from fat; 20g Total Fat (4 g Saturated Fat; 12 g Monounsaturated Fat;) 49 mg Cholesterol; 545 mg Sodium; 61 g Total Carbohydrate; 5.5 g Dietary Fiber; 38 g Protein; 6.3 mg Iron; 12 mg NE Niacin; 0.2 mg Vitamin B6; 1.4 mcg Vitamin B12; 6.3 mg Zinc; 32 mcg Selenium.
This recipe is an excellent source of Protein, Iron, Niacin, Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Selenium; and a good source of Dietary Fiber, and Vitamin B6.