Salsa Beef Skewers with Summer Quinoa SaladSalsa Beef Skewers with Summer Quinoa Salad
Salsa Beef Skewers with Summer Quinoa Salad
Salsa Beef Skewers with Summer Quinoa Salad
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Recipe - Downers Grove, IL
Salsa Beef Skewers with Summer Quinoa Salad
Salsa Beef Skewers with Summer Quinoa Salad
Prep Time195 Minutes
Servings4
Cook Time30 Minutes
svg/info/recipe-caloriesCreated with Sketch.Calories465
Ingredients
1 cup quinoa
1 Tbsp. Fresh Thyme olive oil
1 medium zucchini, sliced
1 cup fresh or frozen corn kernels, thawed if frozen
1 cup Fresh Thyme canned black beans, drained and rinsed
1 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
Fresh Thyme fine sea salt, to taste
Ground black pepper, to taste
8 (8-in.) wooden skewers*
1 lb. beef sirloin steak, trimmed of fat and thinly sliced
1 (16-oz.) container Fresh Thyme mild salsa, divided
Nonstick cooking spray, for greasing
Chopped fresh cilantro, for topping
Directions
  1. For the salad, prepare quinoa according to package directions; drain. Return to hot saucepan. 
  2. In a large skillet, heat 1 Tbsp. olive oil over medium-high heat. Cook zucchini in hot oil about 3 minutes or until crisp-tender, stirring occasionally. Add corn and beans and stir until heated through. Stir vegetables and cilantro into quinoa. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Cover and keep warm. 
  3. For skewers, combine the sliced beef and half of the salsa in a medium bowl, stirring to coat beef. Marinate beef in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour or up to 3 hours. Reserve remaining salsa for serving. 
  4. Remove beef from marinade and thread onto wooden skewers. Discard marinade. 
  5. Lightly grease a large grill pan with nonstick cooking spray; heat pan over medium-high heat. Add skewers; cook to desired doneness, turning once. Allow 7 minutes for medium-rare (145°F) or 9 minutes for medium (160°F). 
  6. Top skewers with reserved salsa and cilantro. 
  7. *Note: Soak skewers in water for at least 30 minutes before using. 
Nutritional Information

Each serving contains: 465 calories, 15 g fat, 3 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat, 78 mg cholesterol, 618 mg sodium, 50 g carbohydrates, 6 g fiber, 6 g sugar, 37 g protein. Daily values: 4% vitamin A, 30% vitamin C, 4% calcium, 31% iron. 

195 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
4
Servings
svg/info/recipe-caloriesCreated with Sketch.
465
Calories

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Makes 4 servings
1 cup quinoa
Sideaway Foods Classic Organic Quinoa
Sideaway Foods Classic Organic Quinoa - 16 Ounce
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$5.49 was $5.69$0.34/oz
1 Tbsp. Fresh Thyme olive oil
Fresh Thyme Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Fresh Thyme Extra Virgin Olive Oil - 33.8 Ounce
$15.99$0.47/oz
1 medium zucchini, sliced
Zucchini Squash
Zucchini Squash - 0.75 Pound
$1.12 avg/ea$1.49/lb
1 cup fresh or frozen corn kernels, thawed if frozen
Non Gmo Sweet Corn
Non Gmo Sweet Corn - 1 Each
3 for $2.00
$0.67 was $0.69
1 cup Fresh Thyme canned black beans, drained and rinsed
Fresh Thyme Black Beans
Fresh Thyme Black Beans - 15 Ounce
$0.99$0.07/oz
1 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
Cilantro
Cilantro - 1 Each
$0.99
Fresh Thyme fine sea salt, to taste
Fresh Thyme Fine Sea Salt
Fresh Thyme Fine Sea Salt - 26.5 Ounce
$2.79$0.11/oz
Ground black pepper, to taste
Fresh Thyme Organic Ground Black Pepper
Fresh Thyme Organic Ground Black Pepper - 1.98 Ounce
$5.29$2.67/oz
8 (8-in.) wooden skewers*
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1 lb. beef sirloin steak, trimmed of fat and thinly sliced
Certified Angus Beef® Top Sirloin Strip Steak Boneless
Certified Angus Beef® Top Sirloin Strip Steak Boneless - 1 Pound
$10.99 avg/ea$10.99/lb
1 (16-oz.) container Fresh Thyme mild salsa, divided
Fresh Thyme Homestyle Mild Salsa
Fresh Thyme Homestyle Mild Salsa - 16 Ounce
$3.99$0.25/oz
Nonstick cooking spray, for greasing
Fresh Thyme Avocado Cooking Oil Spray
Fresh Thyme Avocado Cooking Oil Spray - 5 Fluid ounce
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$3.99 was $5.99$0.80/fl oz
Chopped fresh cilantro, for topping
Cilantro
Cilantro - 1 Each
$0.99

Nutritional Information

Each serving contains: 465 calories, 15 g fat, 3 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat, 78 mg cholesterol, 618 mg sodium, 50 g carbohydrates, 6 g fiber, 6 g sugar, 37 g protein. Daily values: 4% vitamin A, 30% vitamin C, 4% calcium, 31% iron. 

Directions

  1. For the salad, prepare quinoa according to package directions; drain. Return to hot saucepan. 
  2. In a large skillet, heat 1 Tbsp. olive oil over medium-high heat. Cook zucchini in hot oil about 3 minutes or until crisp-tender, stirring occasionally. Add corn and beans and stir until heated through. Stir vegetables and cilantro into quinoa. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Cover and keep warm. 
  3. For skewers, combine the sliced beef and half of the salsa in a medium bowl, stirring to coat beef. Marinate beef in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour or up to 3 hours. Reserve remaining salsa for serving. 
  4. Remove beef from marinade and thread onto wooden skewers. Discard marinade. 
  5. Lightly grease a large grill pan with nonstick cooking spray; heat pan over medium-high heat. Add skewers; cook to desired doneness, turning once. Allow 7 minutes for medium-rare (145°F) or 9 minutes for medium (160°F). 
  6. Top skewers with reserved salsa and cilantro. 
  7. *Note: Soak skewers in water for at least 30 minutes before using.