hCG Diet Recipe | Lebanese Sirloin w/ Charred Tomatoes – SP
hCG Diet Recipe | Lebanese Sirloin w/ Charred Tomatoes – SP
  • 7oz top sirloin or other very lean cut of beef– remove all visible fat
  • 1tsp minced garlic
  • 1tsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2tsp salt
  • 1/4tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2tsp dried oregano
  • 1/4tsp cardamom
  • 1/4tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/8tsp black pepper
  • 1/8tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1tsp minced fresh ginger
  • 4 medium tomatoescut in half around the equator
  • 1tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4cup thinly sliced fresh basil
  1. In a small bowl, make the marinade by stirring together garlic, lemon juice, apple cider vinegar, salt, cumin, oregano, cardamom, cinnamon, nutmeg, black pepper, cayenne pepper and ginger.
  2. Cut beef into chunks that are 2-inch longs and ⅔-inch thick. Rub meat with the marinade. Add to a ziplock bag and marinate overnight.
  3. When ready to cook preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  4. Add meat to a small baking dish with half of the excess marinade from the bag. Cover the dish with foil.
  5. In a shallow baking dish, place halved tomatoes, cut side up. Brush each tomato with balsamic vinegar on top.
  6. Add both baking dishes to the oven. Bake sirloin for 20-30 minutes or until done, and tomatoes for 1 hour until the tomatoes are deep brown in color.
  7. Remove from the oven. Sprinkle tomatoes with basil.
  8. Serve meat with tomatoes on the side.
Recipe Notes

Make a double batch of the meat and use the extra to top salad greens for lunch during the week!