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Italian Steaks Recipe

Italian Steaks Recipe

These tender steaks make a quick and flavorful entree. Kids will love the pizza-sauce topping, and you’ll love that they’re getting a nutritious supper. Mary Hankins - Kansas City, Missouri
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 beef top sirloin steak (1 pound)
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 cup pizza sauce
  • 1/4 cup shredded Italian cheese blend

Directions

  • 1. In a shallow bowl, whisk egg. In another shallow bowl, combine the bread crumbs, basil, oregano, salt and pepper. Cut steak into four pieces; dip each piece in egg, then coat with bread crumb mixture.
  • 2. In a large skillet, cook steaks in oil over medium-high heat for 2-4 minutes on each side or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a thermometer should read 145°; medium, 160°; well-done, 170°).
  • 3. Meanwhile, heat sauce in a small saucepan. Spoon over steaks; sprinkle with cheese. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 steak with 1/4 cup sauce and 1 tablespoon cheese equals 264 calories, 11 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 104 mg cholesterol, 435 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 29 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1 fat, 1/2 starch.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.