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Steak with Lemon-Herb Pesto and Spinach Salad
Photo: Brian Woodcock

Steak with Lemon-Herb Pesto and Spinach Salad

Time: 30 minutes

Flavor Hit: This herbaceous pesto also pairs well with fish or chicken.

Serve with Quick Mashed Potatoes: Place 2 cups frozen mashed potatoes (such as Ore Ida Steam n'Mash) in a medium microwave-safe bowl; microwave at HIGH for 3 minutes or until hot. Stir in ¼ cup 2% reduced-fat milk, 3 tablespoons chopped fresh chives, 1 tablespoon butter, and 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper. CALORIES 87; FAT 3.2g (sat 2g); SODIUM 206mg

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