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Cumin-spiced steak with white bean hummus

Jazz up your classic steak and veg with this diabetic-friendly recipe.


White bean hummus


1.Make white bean hummus.
2.Dry-fry sunflower seeds, pepitas and cumin seeds in a small heavy-based frying pan over medium heat for 
2 minutes or until golden and aromatic. Using a mortar and pestle or spice grinder, coarsely grind seed mixture. Reserve 1 tablespoon for serving.
3.Heat a char-grill plate (or char-grill pan or barbecue) over high heat. Coat steaks evenly in seed mixture, spray lightly with oil; cook steaks for 5 minutes each side for medium or until cooked 
to your liking. Cover loosely with foil; rest for 5 minutes.
4.Meanwhile, boil, steam or microwave broccolini until just tender; drain.
5.Slice steaks into thick slices across 
the grain. Serve steak, broccolini and hummus sprinkled with reserved 
seed mixture.

White bean hummus

6.Process ingredients until smooth; 
season with pepper to taste.

Dr Jo says: Think about both the quality and the quantity of carbohydrate in your diet. The GI is a useful tool for assessing the quality, but do remember a low GI does not always indicate a healthy food. Ice-cream, for example, may have a low GI, but clearly 
this is not an everyday food!

Nutritional count per serving 13.2g total fat (3.5g saturated fat), 1378kJ (329 cal), 10.3g carbohydrate, 35.7g protein, 7.8g fibre, 110mg sodium


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