Pan-Fried Steak with Italian Pesto
The actual cooking time for this dish will depend on how well done you like your steak. For rare, cook to 130°F–140°F; for medium, cook to 135°F–145°F; and for well done, cook to 155°F and above.
Serves: 4Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy
- 2 tsp. lemon-pepper seasoning
- ½ tsp. salt
- 4 beef tenderloin steaks (1 lb.)
- 1 Tbsp. olive oil
- ½ cup pesto
- Rub lemon-pepper seasoning and salt over the steaks. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add the steaks to the pan and cook to medium (135°F–145°F), about 8–10 minutes, turning halfway through cooking.
- Serve the steaks with a spoonful of pesto on top.