Steak with Balsamic Reduction & Garlic Zucchini Sauté.

  • 3 cloves
    garlic
  • ½ small bunch
    Italian (flat-leaf) parsley
  • ¾ lb
    ribeye steak
  • 2 medium
    zucchini squash
  •  
    balsamic vinegar
  •  
    black pepper
  •  
    crushed red pepper
  •  
    salt
  •  
    virgin coconut oil
  • 1
    Peel and mince garlic. Wash and dry zucchini and parsley. Trim zucchini ends; halve lengthwise and slice into half rounds. Shave parsley leaves off the stems; discard the stems and mince the leaves.
    3 cloves garlic
    2 zucchini
    ½ small bunch Italian (flat-leaf) parsley
  • 2
    Heat a skillet over medium-high heat.
  • 3
    Coat bottom of skillet with oil. Add garlic and crushed red pepper and cook until fragrant, 15-30 seconds.
    1 tbsp virgin coconut oil
    ⅛ tsp crushed red pepper
  • 4
    Add zucchini, salt, and pepper. Stirring frequently, cook until tender and lightly browned, 5-6 minutes. Transfer to a bowl and stir in parsley.
    ¼ tsp salt
    ⅛ tsp black pepper
  • 5
    Return skillet to stove and add more oil. Season steak with salt and pepper and place in skillet. Cook until desired doneness, 2-5 minutes per side. Transfer to a plate and loosely cover with foil.
    1 tbsp virgin coconut oil
    ¾ lb ribeye steak
  • 6
    Discard any fat from skillet, return to stove, and reduce heat to medium-low. Add vinegar, salt, and pepper. Cook until reduced by about ½, 2-3 minutes.
    ½ cup balsamic vinegar
    ⅛ tsp salt
    ½ tsp black pepper
  • 7
    Thinly slice steak against the grain. Add any accumulated juices to skillet and stir to combine.
  • 8
    To serve, place steak and zucchini on a plate and drizzle with balsamic reduction. Enjoy!