Steak-on-a-Stick |



Prep: 15 minutes plus soaking
Grill: 8 minutes • Serves: 8

16(6-inch) wooden skewers
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2teaspoon garlic powder
2 pounds beef sirloin steak tips

1.Soak skewers in water 15 minutes. Prepare outdoor grill for direct grilling or grill pan over medium-high heat. In small bowl, combine seasonings.

2.Evenly divide steak onto skewers; evenly sprinkle with seasoning mixture. Place skewers on hot grill rack; cook 8 to 10 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 135°F for medium-rare, turning skewers 1/4 turn every 2 minutes. Serve with Coffee-BBQ Sauce and/or Chipotle-Roasted Tomato Dip.

Approximate nutritional values per serving:
167 Calories, 8g Fat (3g Saturated), 68mg Cholesterol,
342mg Sodium, 1g Carbohydrates, 0g Fiber, 23g Protein

Coffee-BBQ Sauce

Prep: 10 minutes • Cook: 15 minutes

1/4cup finely chopped onion
1 tablespoon canola oil
3/4cup ketchup
1/2cup brewed coffee
1/4cup packed brown sugar
3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
2 tablespoons molasses
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/2teaspoon white pepper

1.In small saucepot, cook onion in oil over medium heat 5 to 7 minutes or until soft, stirring occasionally. Add remaining ingredients; reduce heat to medium-low. Cook 10 to 12 minutes longer or until flavors have blended and sauce is hot. Makes about 2 cups.

Approximate nutritional values per serving (1/4 cup):
84 Calories, 2g Fat (0g Saturated), 0mg Cholesterol,
652mg Sodium, 17g Carbohydrates, 1g Fiber, 1g Protein

Chipotle-Roasted Tomato Dip

Prep: 10 minutes

2garlic cloves, minced
1-1/4cups sour cream
1/2cup undrained canned fire roasted tomatoes
1/4cup chopped chipotle peppers in adobo (about 1 to 2 peppers)
1 teaspoon salt
1/4teaspoon ground black pepper

1.In blender, purée all ingredients until smooth, scraping sides of blender occasionally with rubber spatula. Makes about 2 cups.

Approximate nutritional values per serving (1/4 cup):
76 Calories, 6g Fat (4g Saturated), 18mg Cholesterol,
393mg Sodium, 3g Carbohydrates, 1g Fiber, 1g Protein