Pan-Fried Steak with Italian Pesto

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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.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 15 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp. lemon-pepper seasoning
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 4 beef tenderloin steaks (1 lb.)
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • ½ cup pesto

Directions

  • 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.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp. lemon-pepper seasoning
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 4 beef tenderloin steaks (1 lb.)
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • ½ cup pesto

Directions

  • 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.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories370
Total Fat31g
Saturated Fat8g
Cholesterol85mg
Sodium640mg
Total Carbohydrate2g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars1g
Protein24g