Healthy fats can be a potent tool in your fight to improve lung health. The Lung Health Institute knows it can be tough to find recipes that offer enough healthy fats. However, we believe you’ll find the fats you require in recipes like this one for our sirloin steak and asparagus dinner. The steak offers you loads of healthy inflammation-fighting fats while also providing a significant portion of protein. You’ll also get a helpful dose of fiber and vitamins A, K, E and C from the asparagus. Try this delicious lung-friendly recipe tonight to take advantage of all the benefits it has to offer.
Prep time| 20 minutes
Servings | 2
Protein: 26 grams
Fat: 30 grams
Carbs: 5 grams
- 2 tablespoons butter*
- 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- 8 ounces beef top sirloin steaks (1/2 pound)
- 20 asparagus spears
- 1 teaspoon butter*
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 2 cups water
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat.
- In a small saucepan, melt butter over medium-low heat with garlic powder and minced garlic. Set aside.
- Sprinkle both sides of each steak with salt and pepper.
- Grill steaks 4 to 5 minutes per side, or to desired temperature. When done, transfer to warmed plates. Brush tops liberally with garlic butter, and allow to rest for 2 to 3 minutes before serving.
- Place water in the bottom half of a steamer pan set. Add salt and butter, and bring to a boil.
- Trim the dry ends off the asparagus. If the spears are thick, peel them lightly with a vegetable peeler. Place them in the top half of the steamer pan set.
- Steam for 5 to 10 minutes depending on the thickness of the asparagus or until asparagus is tender.
*NOTE: Kerrygold butter and Organic Valley butter are good options to purchase for this recipe.
All of the recipes recommended by the Lung Health Institute have been proven to help you Breathe Easier™, so try them today. Contact a patient coordinator at the Lung Health Institute for more information about treatments that can help you on your journey to improving your lung health.