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Tuesday, April 26 2011


  • 8  oz.  dried large rigatoni
  • 1/2  cup  purchased basil pesto
  • 1  lb.  flat iron or tri-tip steak, cut into 4 portions
  • 4    roma tomatoes, sliced
  • 4  oz.  fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced
  •     Fresh Basil Leaves (optional)


1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain.

2. Meanwhile, remove 2 tablespoon of the pesto and use to brush on steaks. Heat a large heavy skillet over medium heat; add steaks. Cook about 10 minutes or to desired doneness, turning once.

3. Divide pasta among 4 plates. Top with steak, tomatoes and cheese.

4. Place remaining pesto in a small microwave safe bowl. Heat on 100 percent power (high) for 20 seconds or until hot, stirring once. Drizzle atop steak/pasta mixture. Top with fresh basil. Makes 4 servings.

nutrition facts

  • Servings Per Recipe 4 servings
  • Calories695, 
  • Total Fat (g)35, 
  • Saturated Fat (g)6,
  • Monounsaturated Fat (g)5, 
  • Polyunsaturated Fat (g)1, 
  • Cholesterol (mg)94, 
  • Sodium (mg)486, 
  • Carbohydrate (g)53, 
  • Total Sugar (g)5, 
  • Fiber (g)3, 
  • Protein (g)40, 
  • Vitamin C (DV%)26, 
  • Calcium (DV%)17, 
  • Iron (DV%)24, 
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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