A hint of honey sweetens the spicy tomato sauce in this low-calorie beef recipe. Some of the thickened sauce is brushed onto the flank steak during grilling, and the rest is served warm with the finished meat. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Ingredients

Directions

  • Prepare sauce: In a medium saucepan, bring water to boiling. Add onion, garlic and chili powder. Reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 5 minutes or until tender. Stir in tomato sauce, vinegar, honey, salt and pepper. Return to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil for 5 minutes or until slightly thickened.

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  • Prepare steak: Trim fat from meat. Score both sides of steak in a diamond pattern by making shallow diagonal cuts at 1-inch intervals. Brush lightly with some of the sauce. For a charcoal grill, place steak on the rack of an uncovered grill directly over medium coals. Grill for 17 to 21 minutes or until medium doneness (160 degrees F), turning once halfway through grilling and brushing with the sauce during the last 5 minutes of grilling. (For a gas grill, preheat grill. Reduce heat to medium. Place steaks on grill rack over heat. Cover and grill as above.)

  • In a small saucepan, reheat the remaining sauce until bubbly. To serve, thinly slice steak across grain. Pass warmed sauce.

Nutrition Facts

194 calories; 6.6 g total fat; 2.7 g saturated fat; 38 mg cholesterol; 262 mg sodium. 437 mg potassium; 11.8 g carbohydrates; 1.3 g fiber; 8 g sugar; 21.9 g protein; 502 IU vitamin a iu; 7 mg vitamin c; 5 mcg folate; 29 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 25 mg magnesium;