Steak, Mushrooms and Asparagus

This is another simple high satiety meal that will keep you satiated when losing weight.  The mixture of animal and plant-based foods also provides a well-balanced meal at a micronutrient level.  Best of all, everything goes in the one pan for super-simple cooking with minimal cleanup.  

Beef provides heaps of bioavailable protein, vitamins B3, B6 and B12, choline, selenium and zinc while the mushrooms and asparagus fill in the vitamins A, B5 and K1, folate, copper, iron and potassium. 

Macros 

One serve provides 490 calories, 81 g protein, 16 g fat and 5 g of net carbs

Micros  

The Cronometer screengrab below shows the nutrients provided by 2000 calories of this recipe relative to the Optimal Nutrient Intakes.  

Ingredients 

SERVES 1

  • 250 g sirloin steak (fat trimmed)
  • 150 g asparagus 
  • 100 g mushrooms 
  • 1 tsp avocado oil or fat of choice (for cooking)
  • Sea salt

Directions 

  • Heat a frypan to a medium/high heat and add the steak.
  • The general rule is 3-4 minutes a side, but if your steak is very thin or thick, you will have to judge how long it needs to cook. 
  • When you turn the steak, add the mushrooms and asparagus. Toss them around while you wait for the steak to cook.
  • Plate up, add salt to taste. 

Suitable for 

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