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Grilled Steak With Chickpea Salad and Cilantro Pesto

 
Grilled Steak With Chickpea Salad and Cilantro Pesto
Image © Foodnetwork
This recipe belongs to the top 10% of the healthiest recipes.healthy
This recipe can be made gluten free by choosing gluten-free versions of basic ingredients commonly found in supermarkets or online.gluten-free
This recipe can be made completely dairy-free.dairy-free
 
One serving costs about $4.12 One serving costs about $4.12

$4.12 per serving

124 people like this recipe

124 likes

This recipe is ready in 25 minutes

Ready in 25 minutes

spoonacular Score:99%

Spoonacular Score: 99%

 

Grilled Steak With Chickpea Salad and Cilantro Pesto is a main course that serves 4. One serving contains 596 calories, 48g of protein, and 30g of fat. For $4.12 per serving, this recipe covers 39% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. Head to the store and pick up flank steak, kosher salt and pepper, lemon juice, and a few other things to make it today. To use up the olive oil you could follow this main course with the Sauteed Banana, Granolan and Yogurt Parfait as a dessert. 124 people found this recipe to be tasty and satisfying. It can be enjoyed any time, but it is especially good for The Fourth Of July. It is brought to you by Foodnetwork. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free and dairy free diet. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 25 minutes. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 99%. This score is amazing. Similar recipes include Grilled Marinated Tri-Tip Steak with Red Pepper Cilantro Pesto {Giveaway}, Grilled Flank Steak Salad with Creamy Cilantro Dressing, and Flank Steak with Cilantro Pesto.

Ingredients

Servings:
1.5 lb
1.5 lb flank steak
flank steak
some
some kosher salt
kosher salt
5 Tbsps
5 Tbsps olive oil
olive oil
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps fresh lemon juice
fresh lemon juice
2 cups
2 cups fresh cilantro
fresh cilantro
1 clove
1 clove garlic
garlic
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps ground cumin
ground cumin
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps paprika
paprika
30 oz
30 oz canned chickpeas
canned chickpeas
2
2  carrots
carrots
2
2  scallions
scallions
1.5 lb flank steak
1.5 lb
flank steak
some kosher salt
some
kosher salt
5 Tbsps olive oil
5 Tbsps
olive oil
2 Tbsps fresh lemon juice
2 Tbsps
fresh lemon juice
2 cups fresh cilantro
2 cups
fresh cilantro
1 clove garlic
1 clove
garlic
0.5 tsps ground cumin
0.5 tsps
ground cumin
0.5 tsps paprika
0.5 tsps
paprika
30 oz canned chickpeas
30 oz
canned chickpeas
2  carrots
2
carrots
2  scallions
2
scallions

Equipment

food processor
food processor
cutting board
cutting board
blender
blender
grill
grill
bowl
bowl
food processor
food processor
cutting board
cutting board
blender
blender
grill
grill
bowl
bowl


Instructions

Read the detailed instructions on Foodnetwork

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $4.12
Ingredient
1 1/2 pound flank steak
5 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 cups fresh cilantro
1 clove garlic
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon paprika
30 ounces canned chickpeas
2 carrots
2 scallions
Price
$12.08
$0.83
$0.20
$1.06
$0.07
$0.07
$0.05
$1.73
$0.21
$0.16
$16.46

Tips

Health Tips

  • Before you pass up garlic because you don't want the bad breath that comes with it, keep in mind that the compounds that cause garlic breath also offer a lot of health benefits. Garlic has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, and antiviral properties. If you really want to get the most health benefits out of your garlic, choose Spanish garlic, which contains the most allicin (one of garlic's most beneficial compounds).

Price Tips

  • If you find meat (especially grassfed and/or organic meat!) on sale, stock up and freeze it. Ground meat will stay good 3-4 months, while steaks, chops, etc., will be fine for at least 4 months.

Cooking Tips

  • Carrots can be stored in the fridge for 2 to 3 weeks. The starch in the carrots will turn to sugar over time, but this is not a problem, they'll just taste sweeter. The academy lesson about carrots contains more useful information.

  • The average fresh lemon contains between 2 to 3 tablespoons of lemon juice (just in case you are substituting bottled lemon juice).

  • Kosher salt is a type of coarse-grained salt popular among chefs because it is easy to pick up with the fingertips and sticks well when coating meat. The name "kosher salt" comes from the word "koshering", the process of making food suitable for consumption according to Jewish law. You can easily substitute table salt or sea salt in recipes where the salt is being dissolved, but if you're using it to coat meat, you might wish you had the kosher salt.

  • Here's a trick for peeling garlic quickly. Put the garlic clove on your cutting board. Take a knife with a thick blade and place the blade flat across the garlic clove (the clove should be closer to the handle than the middle of the blade). Whack down on the flat side of the blade with your free hand to smoosh the garlic a bit. Done correctly, the skin will peel right off.

  • get more cooking tips

Green Tips

  • Choose organic, grassfed beef whenever possible. If you're worried about your grocery budget, try eating a few vegetarian meals so you can afford better meat!

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
595 Calories
47g Protein
30g Total Fat
33g Carbs
100% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
595
30%

Fat
30g
47%

  Saturated Fat
6g
40%

Carbohydrates
33g
11%

  Sugar
1g
2%

Cholesterol
102mg
34%

Sodium
756mg
33%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
47g
95%

Vitamin A
5853IU
117%

Vitamin B6
2mg
106%

Manganese
1mg
94%

Selenium
54µg
78%

Vitamin B3
11mg
57%

Zinc
8mg
54%

Phosphorus
534mg
53%

Vitamin K
54µg
51%

Fiber
10g
43%

Iron
5mg
33%

Potassium
1063mg
30%

Magnesium
103mg
26%

Vitamin B12
1µg
26%

Copper
0.49mg
25%

Vitamin E
3mg
24%

Folate
91µg
23%

Vitamin B5
1mg
19%

Vitamin B2
0.27mg
16%

Vitamin B1
0.23mg
15%

Calcium
134mg
13%

Vitamin C
8mg
10%

covered percent of daily need

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