Gilled Tenderloin with Warm Vegetable Salad

Ingredients

  • 4 (4-ounce) beef tenderloin steaks, trimmed (about 1 inch thick)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, divided
  • 2 small zucchini, halved lengthwise
  • 2 small yellow squash, halved lengthwise
  • 2 plum tomatoes, halved lengthwise
  • 2 green onions
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons bottled minced garlic
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 tablespoon commercial pesto
  • Oregano sprigs (optional)

Preparation

  1. Prepare grill or broiler.
  2. Sprinkle steaks with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.
  3. Combine 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, zucchini, and next 5 ingredients (zucchini through garlic) in a large zip-top plastic bag. Seal and shake to coat.
  4. Place the tenderloin steaks on grill rack or broiler pan coated with cooking spray; cook for 4 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Place the zucchini and yellow squash on grill rack or broiler pan coated with cooking spray; cook 3 minutes on each side or until tender. Place the tomato and onions on grill rack or broiler pan; cook 2 minutes or just until tender.
  5. Coarsely chop the vegetables, and place in a bowl. Add pesto; stir gently. Serve with steaks. Garnish with oregano, if desired.

 

Recipe from MyRecipe.com

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