Healthy Carna Asada Tacos
Romaine Lettuce Leaves
Carne Asada (5 oz cooked)
Simple. Assemble and enjoy!
Meaty Zucchini Lasagne
Brown 6 oz Rinse and measure to get 4 oz portion. (4/5 Lean)
1 Roma tomato-1/2 green- Cut in 18-20 pieces and saute with
A dash of seasoning
A.Dash of Salt and Pepper
Cook in skillet until tomatoes break down. Set aside.
Take 2 small zucchinis-(2 green) Slice 1/8 inch thick. 2 should make about 8-10 slices.
Cook the microwave for 4 minutes. (This is so your lasagne is not too runny)
1/3 cup cottage cheese (~1/5th lean)
Meat mixture on of loaf pan.
2 slices of zucchini
1 heaping Tablespoon cottage cheese
2 zucchini slices
REPEAT Till pan is full and meat mixture, cottage cheese zucchini gone.
Sprinkle with cheese (1 T=1 condiment)
Bake for 30 minutes at 350 degrees. Remove. Invert onto and enjoy.
Serves 1- 1 lean- 3 greens, 1 condiment
Portuguese Style Beef Tenderloin
5 Garlic (chopped)
3 4-ounce Beef Tenderloin Steaks
In a medium bowl, combine red wine, water, garlic, paste, white pepper salt. Add beef, and turn to coat evenly. In a large heavy skillet over medium heat, fry 3 steaks for 2 minutes on each side; Set steaks aside, and drain liquids into the red wine mixture. Repeat with remaining beef. Pour oil and reduce heat to medium-low. Fry steaks for a second time, 2 minutes on each side. Drain oil, and return all steaks and marinade to the pan. Allow for 2 minutes.
Beef Kabobs with Moroccan Spices
1⁄2Onion (medium, cubed)
1 T Lemon Juice (fresh)
1⁄2 T Olive Oil (+1 t olive oil)
1 Garlic Clv
1⁄2 t Cumin (ground)
1⁄2 t (fresh, or 1/2 t dried leaves)
1⁄4 t Paprika
1⁄2 ds Red Pepper (ground)
7 1⁄2 oz Beef Tenderloin (boneless, cut into cubes)
1⁄2 Bay Leaf
4 Mushrooms (medium, caps, blanched)
Parsley (fresh, flat-leaf to garnish)
Instructions Marinade: in processor or blender, place cubed onion, juice, oil, garlic, cumin, thyme, mint, paprika ground red pepper. Puree until blended. In a gallon-size sealable plastic bag, combine beef cubes, bay leaf marinade. Seal bag, squeezing out air; turn to coat beef. Refrigerate 1 hour or overnight, turning occasionally. Allow meat to remain at room temperature 30 minutes before cooking. Drain marinade into and bring to a boil; reserve. While meat marinates, soak four 10” bamboo skewers in water for 1 hour. Preheat broiler or grill 20 minutes. Thread vegetables and meat onto skewers, beginning and ending with onion wedges. Set skewers keeping rack about 2-3 inches from heat. Broil about 3 minutes per side, basting with the marinade when turning. Heat remaining marinade and bring to a boil. Boil for 1 minute. Serve marinade with kabobs. 2 servings
Beef Tenderloin with Asparagus
* 2-½ lbs (37 medium 5-1/4” to 7” spears) asparagus
* 11-14 oz raw beef tenderloin (should yield two 5-oz servings, depending on of beef; use of starting weight for well-done and extra well-done beef)
* 2 Tbsp fresh parsley
* 2 tsp Dijon mustard
* 1 tsp olive oil
* 1 tsp fresh rosemary, minced
* 1 tsp fresh thyme, minced
* ¼ tsp freshly ground black pepper
* 2 cloves garlic, minced
Marinade/rub marinade ingredients in a bowl, setting aside a small portion of mix to be used for asparagus. Rub beef tenderloin then wrap in plastic wrap, refrigerate, and allow to marinate for 30 minutes. While meat is marinating, preheat grill to medium heat and prepare asparagus by washing and trimming ends. Lay asparagus spears on aluminum foil (leave excess aluminum foil at the edges). Sprinkle remaining marinade mix over asparagus spears. Add 1-2 Tbsp water. Fold foil by tucking ends and creating a “tent.” Place on grill, leaving ends folded. Grill beef 15-25 minutes or until desired doneness. Continue to cook asparagus until al dente (tender-crisp).
Makes 4 servings - Per serving: ½ Lean protein, 3 vegetables, 1 ½
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