Balsamic Marinated Steak & Asparagus: Date Added: 31 Jul 2011 Ingredients:

4 beef round (sirloin) tip side steaks, cut 1 inch thick (about 8 ounces each)
1 pound fresh asparagus
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper

Marinade:
2/3 cup prepared balsamic vinaigrette
2 tablespoons Dijon-style mustard

Cooking Instructions:

Marinade time: 15 minutes to 2 hours
Total recipe time: 25 minutes
Makes 4 servings

1. Combine marinade ingredients in small bowl. Remove and reserve 2 tablespoons. Place beef steaks and remaining marinade in food-safe plastic bag; turn steaks to coat. Close bag securely and marinate in refrigerator 15 minutes to 2 hours.
2. Place asparagus in shallow microwave-safe dish; add 1/2 cup water. Cover and microwave on HIGH 3 to 6 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain asparagus. Add reserved 2 tablespoons marinade to asparagus; turn to coat. Set aside.
3. Remove steaks from marinade; discard marinade. Place steaks on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, covered, 12 to 14 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, 13 to 14 minutes) for medium rare (145F) doneness, turning once. (Do not overcook.)
4. During last 3 minutes of grilling, arrange asparagus on grid around steaks; grill 2 to 3 minutes, turning once. Season steaks and asparagus with salt and pepper.

Recipe and photo used with permission by The Beef Checkoff. For more beef information and recipes visit www.BeefItsWhatsForDinner.com

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