creole steak with jamalaya rice
This recipe is a gift from New Orleans. The rice starts with onion, green bell pepper and celery, and the steak gets a touch of spice. If you haven't tried down home Cajun food, now is the time. This Beef. It's What's For Dinner. recipe is certified by the American Heart Association®.
- 1 pound sirloin tip steaks, cut 1/4 inch thick
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
- 1 medium yellow onion, chopped
- 1 cup chopped celery
- 1 small green bell pepper, chopped
- 2 1/2 teaspoon Creole seasoning, divided
- 1 can (14 1/2 oz) no salt added or regular diced tomatoes
- 1 1/2 cup hot cooked brown rice
- Heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium heat in 3-quart saucepan until hot. Add onion, celery, bell pepper and 1 teaspoon Creole seasoning; cook 8 to 10 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender, stirring occasionally.
- Stir in tomatoes and rice. Cover and continue cooking 2 to 4 minutes or until heated through, stirring occasionally. Keep warm.
- Meanwhile, press remaining 1-1/2 teaspoons Creole seasoning evenly onto beef steaks. Heat 1-1/2 teaspoons oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Cooking in batches, place steaks in skillet (do not overcrowd) and cook 1 to 3 minutes for medium rare (145°F) doneness, turning once. (Do not overcook.) Remove from skillet; keep warm. Repeat with remaining steaks and oil.
- Serve steaks topped with rice mixture.
Nutrition information per serving: 340 calories; 11 g fat (2 g saturated fat; 4 g monounsaturated fat); 66 mg cholesterol; 607 mg sodium; 30 g carbohydrate; 3.7 g fiber; 29 g protein; 9.4 mg niacin; 0.6 mg vitamin B6; 3.4 mcg vitamin B12; 4.2 mg iron; 34.8 mcg selenium; 7.4 mg zinc; 89.4 mg choline.
This recipe is an excellent source of protein, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, iron, selenium and zinc; and a good source of fiber and choline.