Sirloin Steak with Cucumber-Tomato Salsa

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Smartpoints value per serving
Total Time
18 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
8 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy

Ingredients

cooking spray

1 spray(s)

uncooked lean and trimmed beef strip sirloin

1 pound(s), boneless

table salt

¾ tsp

black pepper

½ tsp

fresh cherry tomato(es)

2 cup(s), (1 pint), or grape tomatoes, halved

English cucumber(s)

½ large, peeled and diced

uncooked red onion(s)

cup(s), chopped, diced

cilantro

¼ cup(s), fresh, chopped

jalapeño pepper(s)

1 medium, seeded and minced

fresh lime juice

3 Tbsp

extra virgin olive oil

1 Tbsp

Instructions

  1. Spray large heavy skillet with nonstick spray. Sprinkle steak with 1/2 teaspoon salt and black pepper. Add steak to skillet and cook, turning once, until instant-read thermometer inserted into side of steak registers 145°F, about 8 minutes. Transfer to cutting board and let stand 5 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, to make salsa, stir together tomatoes, cucumber, onion, cilantro, jalapeño, lime juice, oil, and remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt in medium bowl.
  3. Cut steak across grain into 16 thin slices and serve with salsa.
  4. Per serving (4 slices steak and 3/4 cup salsa)

Notes

This salsa also goes well with chicken breasts, wild salmon, or shrimp.

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