Spice-Crusted Beef Medallions & Grilled Carrots

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Makes: 4

Ingredients

  1. 1 tsp (5 mL) crushed peppercorns
  2. 1 tsp ( 5 mL) crushed coriander seeds
  3. 1 tsp (5 mL) onion salt
  4. 1 tsp (5 mL) paprika
  5. 1 tbsp (15 mL) packed brown sugar
  6. 4 beef sirloin medallions (5 oz/150 g each)
  7. 8 carrots
  8. drizzle olive oil
  9. 1 tbsp (15 mL) coarsely chopped fresh chives
  10. 1 tbsp (15 mL) coarsely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  11. 1 tbsp (15 mL) coarsely chopped fresh tarragon
  12. lemon juice to taste
  13. salt to taste

Method

  1. In small bowl, mix pepper, coriander, onion salt, paprika and brown sugar. Pat mixture onto both sides of beef medallions. In separate bowl or baking dish, toss carrots with oil to coat.
  2. Place beef and carrots on BBQ preheated to high. Cook beef 4 to 6 min. per side until an instant-read thermometer registers 145°F (63°C) for medium-rare, or to desired doneness. Grill carrots until tender and lightly charred.
  3. Remove medallions from grill; tent with foil to rest 5 min. Place carrots in bowl; toss with chives, parsley, chives, tarragon, lemon juice and salt.
  4. Serve beef medallions and carrots with baked potatoes or crusty whole-grain bread.