Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Recipe of the Week - Champion Nutrition USA - Black & Bleu Steak
There's a bonus protein powder ice-cream recipe below, too!
Chelle's Black & Bleu Steaks
(serves 2 - increase portion size according to your protein needs)
2 4oz steaks (lean)
4 Tbsp bleu cheese crumbles
1 bottle Guinness Draught
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 cup red onion, sliced
1 tsp olive oil
2 Tbsp dehydrated onion
1/2 tsp Mrs Dash Garlic & Herb
Marinade: Place steaks in a container. Pour 3/4 bottle of Guinness over them and sprinkle with the dehydrated onion & Mrs Dash. Marinate for 2 hours.
Caramelized topping: Heat skillet. Add olive oil and minced garlic & sliced onion. Stirring often, cook until garlic begins to brown and onion caramelize. Add remaining 1/4 bottle Guinness and cook, stirring briskly until liquid is almost all cooked off. Reserve.
Grill steaks until just before desired doneness. Remove to broiler pan, divide Caramelized topping between the steaks, then top each with 2 Tbsp Bleu Cheese Crumbles.
Broil until cheese is bubbly and golden.
Serve with steamed vegetables and/or a crisp salad.
316 calories, 30g protein, 12g carbs, 11g fat (5g saturated).
Protein Powder Ice-Cream Cookies & Cream
Ready for a sweet ending to the day? Try this! Top with your favorite sugar-free chocolate topping if you like.
1.5 scoop Champion Nutrition Pure Whey, Cookies & Cream flavor
1/4 cup plain Greek Yogurt (optional)
3/4 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
Blend ingredients until smooth, then add to ice-cream maker or use the ziploc method in my other Ice Cream Recipes. http://blog.recipeforfitness.com/2011/12/protein-powder-ice-cream-recipes-part.html