Steak Kebabs with Creamy Cilantro Sauce

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2 cup packed fresh cilantro leaves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons red-wine vinegar, or cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1 small clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon chile powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 8 new or baby red potatoes
  • 1 1/4 pounds strip steak, trimmed and cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
  • 2 poblano peppers , or 1 large green bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 large sweet onion, cut into 1-inch chunks

PREPARATION

  1. Combine cilantro, vinegar, sour cream, garlic, chile powder, cumin and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a small bowl. Set aside.
  2. Preheat grill to high.
  3. Place potatoes in a microwave-safe container. Cover and microwave on High until just tender when pierced with a fork, 3 to 3 1/2 minutes.
  4. Toss the potatoes, steak and pepper pieces with oil and the remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt in a large bowl. Thread the potatoes, steak, peppers and onion chunks onto 8 skewers. Grill, turning once or twice, until the steak reaches desired doneness, about 6 minutes for medium. Serve the kebabs with the reserved sauce.

NUTRITION

Per serving: 271 calories; 9 g fat (3 g sat, 4 g mono); 65 mg cholesterol; 17 g carbohydrates; 0 g added sugars; 30 g protein; 2 g fiber; 368 mg sodium; 786 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C & Zinc (35% daily value), Potassium (22% dv), Iron (15% dv).

1 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 1 starch, 4 lean meat

See this recipe at EatingWell.com

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