Coffee-Rubbed Steak with Charred Zucchini

Coffee-Rubbed Steak with Charred Zucchini
Makes 6
Prep 15 m
Grill 14 m
Stand 5 m
Microwave 90 seconds



  1. 1 of 3 Heat grill to medium-high. In a small bowl, combine espresso, chili powder, garlic powder, 3/4 tsp of the salt, the sugar, paprika and 1/4 tsp of the pepper. Sprinkle 1 tbsp of the rub over one side of steak and press in with your hands. Turn steak over and repeat. Reserve remaining rub for another use.
  2. 2 of 3 Season zucchini with 1/4 tsp of the remaining salt and remaining 1/8 tsp pepper. Thread mushrooms onto 2 skewers. Brush mushrooms and yellow pepper pieces with balsamic dressing. Grill vegetables for 6 minutes, turning once. Grill steak for 6 to 8 minutes, depending on thickness, turning once.
  3. 3 of 3 Meanwhile, microwave rice for 90 seconds. Remove steak from grill and let rest for 5 minutes. Quarter mushrooms and dice yellow pepper. Toss in a bowl with rice and remaining 1/4 tsp salt. Slice steak and serve with zucchini and grilled veggie rice.


  1. 1 of 1 Don't throw away leftover rub. It can be mixed into meatloaf, rubbed onto chicken thighs or sprinkled over salmon before baking or roasting.
Nutrition Information for Coffee-Rubbed Steak with Charred Zucchini
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Per Serving: 408 kcal cal., 11 g Fat, total, 3 g sat. fat, 71 mg chol., 3 g fiber, 34 g carb., 704 mg sodium, 44 g pro.