Garlicky Steak and Asparagus

Tender beef steaks and asparagus, grilled indoors or out, is a tasty combination for this super fast weeknight dinner.

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Makes:
2 servings
Prep:
15 mins
Grill:
3 mins to 4 mins
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Garlicky Steak and Asparagus

Ingredients
1
12 ounce boneless beef top loin (strip) steak, cut about 3/4 inch thick
1
large cloves garlic, coarsely chopped
1/2
teaspoon cracked or coarsely ground black pepper
1/4
teaspoon salt
8
2
teaspoons garlic-flavored olive oil or olive oil
1/2
cup beef broth
1
tablespoon dry white wine
1/4
teaspoon Dijon-style mustard

Directions

  1. Rub the steak on both sides with a mixture of the garlic, pepper, and salt, pressing in the mixture with your fingers. Place the asparagus in a shallow dish and drizzle with the oil. For sauce, in a medium skillet stir together the broth and wine. Cook over high heat for 4 to 5 minutes or until mixture is reduced to 1/4 cup. Whisk in mustard; keep warm.
  2. Preheat an indoor electric grill on high setting, if available. Place steak on the grill rack. If using a covered grill, close lid. Grill until steak is desired doneness. (For a covered grill, allow 3 to 4 minutes for medium rare or 5 to 7 minutes for medium. For an uncovered grill, allow 6 to 8 minutes for medium rare or 8 to 10 minutes for medium, turning steak once.) If space allows, add asparagus to covered grill for the last 2 to 3 minutes or for uncovered grill the last 4 to 5 minutes of grilling. Cook asparagus until crisp-tender.*
  3. Spoon sauce on serving plate. Cut steak in half crosswise. Serve steak halves atop sauce with asparagus on top. Makes 2 servings.

From the Test Kitchen

*Note

The asparagus cooking time will vary with the size of asparagus. Also, if there is no room on the grill, the asparagus can be grilled after the steak.

Conventional Method:

Prepare as above through Step 1. Place steak on the unheated rack of a broiler pan. Broil 3 to 4 inches from the heat for 8 to 10 minutes for medium rare or 10 to 12 minutes for medium, turning once and adding asparagus to the rack of the broiler pan the last 2 minutes of broiling. Serve as directed above.

Nutrition Facts

(Garlicky Steak and Asparagus)
    Per serving:
  • 458 kcal cal.,
  • 32 g fat
  • (11 g sat. fat,
  • 1 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 15 g monounsatured fat),
  • 110 mg chol.,
  • 549 mg sodium,
  • 3 g carb.,
  • 1 g fiber,
  • 2 g sugar,
  • 37 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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