Steaks with sweet potato hash browns and chimichurri
Paleo, Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Soy Free
While this makes a delicious dinner, add fried eggs and you have a perfect breakfast or brunch. For an unexpected twist, Chef Justine stirs chopped mint into her chimichurri, the tangy steak sauce from Argentina and Uruguay.
- Two 6-ounce top sirloin steaks
- Steak spice rub (sweet smoked paprika - garlic powder)
- ¾ pound sweet potatoes
- 1 red bell pepper
- 1 to 2 shallots
- Peeled fresh garlic
- Hash brown seasoning (cumin - dried oregano - coriander)
- 1 lime
- Fresh cilantro
- Fresh mint
Prep the steaks
- Pat the steaks dry with a paper towel; season generously with salt and pepper.
Prep the hash browns; cook the potatoes
- Trim the ends from the sweet potatoes; cut the potatoes into ¼-inch cubes.
- Remove the ribs and seeds from the bell pepper; finely chop the pepper.
- Peel and finely chop the shallot.
- Finely chop enough garlic to measure 1½ teaspoons.
Finish the hash browns
Cook the steaks
Make the chimichurri
- Zest and juice the lime.
- Coarsely chop the cilantro.
- Strip the mint leaves from the stems; coarsely chop the leaves.
Nutrition per serving: Calories: 710, Protein: 39 g, Total Fat: 41 g, Monounsaturated Fat: 29.5 g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.5 g, Saturated Fat: 7 g, Cholesterol: 90 mg, Carbohydrates: 45 g, Fiber: 8 g, Added Sugar: 0 g, Sodium: 640 mg