Quick-Fix Steak and Lemon-Pepper Potatoes

Quick-Fix Steak and Lemon-Pepper Potatoes

 1/4      teaspoon  black pepper -- (1/4 to 1/2)

1 cup prepared Italian dressing
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 1/2 pounds flank steak
1 1/3 pounds potatoes – (4 medium) cut into 2-inch chunks
1 1/2 tablespoons butter or margarine – cut into small pieces
1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 tablespoon chopped parsley
1 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
salt – to taste

In shallow dish or pan mix together dressing and soy sauce. Add steak, turning to coat; cover and refrigerate at least 20 minutes. Meanwhile, place potatoes, butter, lemon juice and garlic in shallow 1 1/2- to 2-quart microwave-safe dish; toss. Cover with plastic wrap, venting one corner. Microwave on HIGH 12 to 16 minutes until just tender. Meanwhile, heat broiler 10 minutes. Remove steak from marinade. Broil 4 to 5 inches from heat source 5 to 10 minutes on each side to desired doneness. While steak cooks, mix parsley, lemon peel and pepper into cooked potatoes. Season with salt and microwave on HIGH about 1 minute until hot. Slice meat diagonally across the grain into thin slices. Serve with potatoes.