Beef Filets with Ancient Grain & Kale Salad

The most tender of them all, the Filet, is served beside a salad of faro, kale, dried cranberries and almonds.

  • 40
    min
  • 2
    SERVINGS
  • 550
    Cal
  • 47 g
    Protein

Ingredients:

  • 2 beef Tenderloin Steaks, cut 1 inch thick (about 6 ounces each)
  • 1/4 plus 1/8 teaspoon cracked black pepper, divided
  • Salt
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced, divided
  • 1 cup reduced-sodium beef broth
  • 1/2 cup pearlized farro
  • 1 cup thinly sliced kale
  • 1/4 cup dried sweetened cranberries or cherries
  • 2 tablespoons sliced almonds
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice

Cooking:

  1. Combine 1 clove garlic and 1/4 teaspoon pepper; press evenly onto beef steaks.

  2. Combine beef broth, farro, remaining 2 cloves garlic and remaining 1/8 teaspoon pepper in small saucepan. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer 15 to 20 minutes or until most broth has been absorbed. Remove from heat. Stir in kale and cranberries. Cover; let stand 5 minutes. Stir in almonds and lemon juice. Season with salt, as desired.

  3. Meanwhile, place steaks on rack in broiler pan so surface of steaks is 2 to 3 inches from heat. Broil 13 to 16 minutes for medium rare (145°F) to medium (160°F) doneness, turning once.

  4. Season steaks with salt. Serve with farro mixture.

550 CALORIES

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4g SAT FAT

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47g PROTEIN

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4.5 mg IRON

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8.2 mg ZINC

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* Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
** Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet

Nutrition information per serving: 550 Calories; 14 Calories from fat; 14g Total Fat (4 g Saturated Fat; 6 g Monounsaturated Fat;) 110 mg Cholesterol; 682 mg Sodium; 59 g Total Carbohydrate; 10 g Dietary Fiber; 47 g Protein; 4.5 mg Iron; 15.1 mg Niacin; 1.1 mg Vitamin B6; 2 mcg Vitamin B12; 8.2 mg Zinc; 62.1 mcg Selenium.

This recipe is an excellent source of Dietary Fiber, Protein, Iron, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Selenium.

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