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Grilled Cuban Steak

01:35:00 4 servings, 1/4 recipe (97 g) meat and 1-1/4 cups (300 mL) sides each
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4 servings, 1/4 recipe (97 g) meat and 1-1/4 cups (300 mL) sides each

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  • Whisk garlic and 2 Tbsp. each cilantro, dressing and lime juice until blended. Pour half over steak in shallow dish; turn to evenly coat both sides of steak. Refrigerate 1 hour to marinate. Refrigerate remaining dressing mixture until ready to use.
  • Microwave potatoes in microwaveable dish on HIGH 3 to 5 min. or until slightly softened. Cool slightly. Quarter potatoes lengthwise; place on centre of large sheet of heavy-duty foil sprayed with cooking spray. Drizzle with water and remaining 2 Tbsp. Italian dressing; fold to make packet.
  • Heat barbecue to medium heat. Remove steak from marinade; discard marinade. Grill steak and foil packet 15 min. or until steak is cooked to medium doneness, turning steak and packet after 8 min. Remove steak from barbecue. Continue to grill packet 2 min. or until potatoes are tender. Cut slits in foil to release steam before opening packet. Top potatoes with cheese.
  • Toss tomatoes, avocados and onions with remaining lime juice. Cut steak across the grain into thin slices; place on platter. Whisk remaining dressing mixture and cilantro until blended; drizzle over meat. Serve with salad and potatoes.

Special Extra

For more flavour, add 1/2 tsp. each ground cumin and black pepper to dressing mixture before pouring over steak to marinate. Or for a touch of heat, add 1 finely chopped small jalapeño pepper.

Make Ahead

Steak can be marinated up to several hours before grilling as directed.


  • 4 servings, 1/4 recipe (97 g) meat and 1-1/4 cups (300 mL) sides each

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Nutrition Bonus

Made with better-for-you products, this delicious meal can be part of a healthy eating plan. And as a bonus, all the ingredients team up to provide an excellent source of both vitamin C and iron.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings, 1/4 recipe (97 g) meat and 1-1/4 cups (300 mL) sides each
Calories 350
% Daily Value
Total fat 13g
Saturated fat 5g
Cholesterol 65mg
Sodium 180mg
Carbohydrate 24g
Dietary fibre 4g
Sugars 4g
Protein 33g
Vitamin A 2 %DV
Vitamin C 50 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 25 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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