Grilled Beef Steak Sandwich with Melted Onions

Grilled Beef Steak Sandwich with Melted Onions

Great for a summer meal.


  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) olive oil
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) red wine vinegar
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ tsp (2 mL) hot pepper flakes
  • 1 lb (500 g) Beef inside round or Sirloin tip marinating steak/medallions
  • 1 sweet onion, sliced
  • 1 baguette, white, quartered and halved lengthwise
  • ½ bunch arugula, trimmed


1.  Combine 2 tbsp oil, vinegar, garlic and hot pepper flakes in sealable freezer bag. Set aside 2 tbsp of marinade. Using fork, pierce meat all over; add to marinade in bag. Refrigerate for 8 to 12 hours.

2.  Remove steak from bag. Discard used marinade. Grill steak over medium-high heat, about 3 to 4 minutes per side for medium-rare. Let steak rest on carving board for 10 minutes.

3.  Meanwhile, pan-fry onion in remaining oil over medium heat in non-stick skillet for 10 minutes or until softened and golden. Toss with reserved marinade.

4.  Slice steak thinly on the diagonal. Drape slices of steak on each baguette bottom piece. Top each with warm onions and arugula.

Nutrient Analysis

Calories: 376 KCal

Protein: 35 g

Carbohydrates: 25 g

Fibre: 1 g

Total Fat: 15 g

Sodium: 312 mg

Phosphorus: 261 mg

Potassium: 424 mg

Renal Diet Nutrient Analysis

Servings per recipe: 4

Serving size: 1 sandwich

Renal and Diabetic Exchanges

Renal exchanges: 2 protein, 2 starch

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