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Steak is a delicious treat for meat lovers however if you are trying to lose weight or stick to a healthy lifestyle, you might want to learn how to create healthy steak recipes at home that are filling, simple to make, and most importantly, healthy.
Here are three easy, healthy steak recipes to try at home.
One of the easiest healthy steak recipes to prepare at home is a simple steak salad. The great thing about steak salad is that it is extremely versatile. You can play around with the vegetables and create warm salads or cold salads, the possibilities are endless when it comes to salad.
Here is the recipe:
You are going to need the following ingredients:
2 cups of cooked steak (your favorite type of steak cooked according to your preference)
3 cups of chopped baby spinach, make sure you wash your spinach thoroughly.
1/2 cup scallions or white onions, chopped finely
1 cup sweetcorn (from a can or sliced from the cob)
1/2 cucumber, chopped
1/2 avocado, mashed and seasoned with sea salt and black pepper.
Make a homemade dressing using Dijon mustard, grainy mustard, balsamic vinegar, and olive oil. Combine all ingredients in a bowl and whisk until well combined.
This salad is really easy to put together, all you need to do is rinse and chop your vegetables. Place all vegetables in a large bowl. Add your steak on top, then dress your salad with your creamy dressing. Voila! You have your delicious and healthy steak salad. If you don't like mustard or any other ingredients mentioned, you can switch them out to match your preference.
This recipe serves one and is approximately 300 calories.
Steak and Onion with Peaches and Peppers
This is a delicious sweet and savory steak meal, easy and perfect for the summer months.
Here are the ingredients:
2 cups cooked steak, sliced into medium size pieces. For this, you can use something like wagyu picanha. A good cut of beef, really fresh, high-quality steak.
1 large red onion
1 tablespoon of ground cumin
2 peaches, cut into wedges
1 large red bell pepper
Make a simple sauce using the following ingredients:
1/2 cup fresh parsley
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
Prepare the meal by heating the cooked steak using a medium-sized skillet. Over medium-high heat, warm the steak until it's hot. Cover and set aside.
Pan-fry the onion using olive oil, add the chopped red bell pepper, season with black pepper and cumin. Once the onions and peppers are cooked, set aside.
Make the sauce by combining all the sauce ingredients and whisk until well combined.
Next, season the peaches with cumin and black pepper, pan fry them until lightly browned. Set aside.
Place the steak on a plate, place the onions and red pepper on top. Now, add the peaches, and pour the sauce over the top. Season with some black pepper and cumin, add the parsley to garnish.
This recipe yields one healthy meal, double or triple the ingredients for more servings. Each meal is approximately 217 calories.
Simple Steak and Eggs with Veggies
Steak and eggs is a classic combination, it’s simple and healthy when you poach or boil the eggs instead of frying them.
Here are the ingredients:
2 large eggs
2 cups cooked steak
Salt and pepper
2 cups green beans
2 cups chopped, mushrooms
To make this, boil or poach your eggs according to your preference. Prepare the green beans and the mushrooms by rinsing and seasoning them with salt and pepper. Saute them slightly using cooking spray and a medium-size skillet. Once cooked, plate up with the steak and eggs.
This recipe is for one serving and is approximately 450 calories.