Beef Tenderloin with Green Beans

Serves: 4 Cook Time: 17 minutes

2 tsp
butter substitute
1 Cup yellow onion, sliced
1 Cup red onion, sliced
1/4 Cup shallots chopped
3 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 Cup low-sodium beef broth
2 Cups green beans, trimmed
2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
1/4 tsp salt, divided
1/4 tsp fresh ground pepper
4 (4oz) beef tenderloin steaks

  1. Melt 1 teaspoon of butter substitute in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onions and shallots; saute 6 minutes. Add garlic and saute 1 minute. Add broth and cook for 4 minutes or until onions are tender and liquid almost evaporates.

  2. Add beans and vinegar; cover and cook 4 minutes or until beans are crisp-tender. Remove from heat. Stir in remaining 1 teaspoon butter substitute and 1/8 teaspoon of salt and keep warm.

  3. Sprinkle each steak with the remaining salt and pepper. Pre-heat a cast iron skillet over mediumhigh heat. Coat a pan with cooking spray. Add the steaks to the pan and cook for 3 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness.

  4. Let the steak sit for 5 minutes and then serve with the green beans.

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Warm Frisee Salad

Serves: 8 Cook Time: 30 minutes


1 (12-oz.) package turkey bacon
¼ cup + 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
½ medium onion, sliced thin
1 garlic clove, minced
⅓ cup + I Tbsp sherry vinegar
2 tsp whole grain mustard
½ tsp kosher salt
¼ tsp coarsely ground pepper
4 bunches frisee lettuce, torn
1 pint grape tomatoes halved

  1. Cook turkey bacon according to package directions, crumble and set aside.

  2. Saute onion and garlic in 1 Tablespoon of olive oil to soften about 2 minutes.

  3. Stir in vinegar and next 3 ingredients; cook stirring constantly for about 1 minute.

  4. Place frisee and tomato halves in a large bowl and drizzle with warm vinegar mixture, toss to coat. Sprinkle with crumbled tukey bacon and serve immediately.

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