Beef Tenderloin with Basil Crema with Watermelon-Basil Salad and Grilled Plantains

Beef Tenderloin with Basil Crema with Watermelon-Basil Salad and Grilled Plantains
14 Ingredients
  • 1/4 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 3 cups basil leaves
  • 1 avocado, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, smashed
  • 1/2 cup Mexican crema or sour cream
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1 1 3/4- to 2-pound beef tenderloin (about 2 inches in diameter)
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for brushing
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 black (ripe) plantains
  • 3 cups diced watermelon (about 6 ounces)
  • 1/2 cup crumbled Cotija cheese (about 2 ounces)
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped jarred or fresh aje peppers (Peruvian yellow chiles)
Nutrition
620
31% daily value
6 servings
                                       
                                            low-​carb, gluten-​free
     

Fat

67% 43

Saturated

78% 16

Trans

- 0

Monounsaturated

- 21

Polyunsaturated

- 3

Carbs

10% 29

Carbs (net)

- 24

Fiber

20% 5

Sugars

- 12

Sugars, added

- 0

Protein

64% 32

Cholesterol

45% 136

Sodium

33% 789

Calcium

18% 179

Magnesium

19% 81

Potassium

22% 1038

Iron

20% 4

Zinc

52% 6

Phosphorus

56% 392

Vitamin A

15% 132

Vitamin C

30% 27

Thiamin (B1)

14% 0

Riboflavin (B2)

23% 0

Niacin (B3)

63% 10

Vitamin B6

83% 1

Folate equivalent (total)

17% 69

Folate (food)

- 69

Folic acid

- 0

Vitamin B12

74% 2

Vitamin D

1% 0

Vitamin E

17% 3

Vitamin K

55% 66
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