Beef Steak with Herb Garnish

  • Yield: 4 servings


1 small clove garlic, very finely chopped
2tablespoons finely chopped green onion
2tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley
1/4teaspoon salt
Pinch of freshly ground black pepper
2tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
2teaspoons vegetable oil
Vegetable cooking spray
1 1/4pounds boneless beef tenderloin (filet) or sirloin steak(s), about 1 inch thick


1.       In a glass bowl, combine garlic, green onion, parsley, salt, pepper, lemon juice and oil; let stand at room temperature for at least 2 hours or for up to 8 hours.

2.       Heat a heavy skillet over medium-high heat and spray with cooking spray. Add steak(s) and fry, turning once, for about 5 minutes for medium-rare, or to desired doneness. Transfer to a platter and let stand for 5 minutes.

3.       Spoon herb garnish over each serving.


Instead of pan-frying, you can place steaks on a broiler pan and broil about 5 inches (12.5 cm) from the heat or grill on a preheated barbecue grill over medium-high heat.

Excerpted from 250 Essential Diabetes Recipes by Sharon Zeiler, Canadian Diabetes Association © 2011 Robert Rose Inc. Reprinted with permission. All rights reserved.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 224
  • Fat 10 g
  • Cholesterol 69 mg
  • Sodium 209 mg
  • Carbohydrate 1 g
  • Fiber 0 g
  • Protein 29 g