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Flank Steak with Herbed Salsa

 
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
This recipe is suitable for a paleo diet.paleo
This recipe is suitable for a primal diet.primal
 
One serving costs about $2.66 One serving costs about $2.66

$2.66 per serving

11 people like this recipe

11 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

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spoonacular Score:88%

Spoonacular Score: 88%

 

Flank Steak with Herbed Salsa might be just the main course you are searching for. This caveman, gluten free, dairy free, and primal recipe serves 4 and costs $2.69 per serving. One serving contains 301 calories, 25g of protein, and 20g of fat. It can be enjoyed any time, but it is especially good for valentin day. A few people made this recipe, and 11 would say it hit the spot. A mixture of tomatoes, extra virgin olive oil, scallions, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so delicious. To use up the juice of lemon you could follow this main course with the Fruit Juice Pops as a dessert. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly 45 minutes. This recipe is typical of Mexican cuisine. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 89%. This score is amazing. Similar recipes include Herbed Flank Steak With Tomatoes, Southwest Flank Steak with Salsa, and Flank Steak With Radish Salsa.

Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Pinot Noir are great choices for Steak. After all, beef and red wine are a classic combination. Generally, leaner steaks go well with light or medium-bodied reds, such as pinot noir or merlot, while fattier steaks can handle a bold red, such as cabernet sauvingnon. You could try Cannonball Eleven Merlot. Reviewers quite like it with a 4.8 out of 5 star rating and a price of about 22 dollars per bottle.

Cannonball Eleven Merlot

Voluptuous and impressively structured with black cherry, red currant, and raspberry fruit. This wine shows lovely notes of cracked pepper, clove spice, and classic dried Herbs de Provence, an interplay that showcases the range of this singular varietal.Blend: 94% Merlot, 6% Petite Sirah

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Ingredients

Servings:
16 cups
16 cups cilantro
cilantro
some
some extra virgin olive oil
extra virgin olive oil
1 lb
1 lb flank steak
flank steak
3
3  garlic clove
garlic clove
0.5 large
0.5 large whole jalapeno
whole jalapeno
0.5
0.5  lemon (juice)
lemon (juice)
1 null
1 null lime (juice)
lime (juice)
some
some salt and pepper
salt and pepper
4
4  white scallions
white scallions
2 medium
2 medium tomatoes
tomatoes
16 cups cilantro
16 cups
cilantro
some extra virgin olive oil
some
extra virgin olive oil
1 lb flank steak
1 lb
flank steak
3  garlic clove
3
garlic clove
0.5 large whole jalapeno
0.5 large
whole jalapeno
0.5  lemon (juice)
0.5
lemon (juice)
1 null lime (juice)
1 null
lime (juice)
some salt and pepper
some
salt and pepper
4  white scallions
4
white scallions
2 medium tomatoes
2 medium
tomatoes

Equipment

grill pan
grill pan
grill
grill
bowl
bowl
frying pan
frying pan
grill pan
grill pan
grill
grill
bowl
bowl
frying pan
frying pan


Instructions

  1. Preheat a grill pan or light a grill.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine the tomatoes with the scallions, cilantro, Jalapeno, garlic and lemon lime juice. Season the salsa with salt and freshly ground pepper.
  3. Season with salt and pepper the flank steak.
  4. Using a grill pan brush a shadow of oil on the bottom of it. Place the pan over high heat and when hot add the flank steak. Cook until nicely charred outside and medium rare inside. About 3 minutes per side.
  5. Transfer the steak to a carving board and let rest for 5 minutes.
  6. Thinly slice the steak across the grain and serve with the herbed salsa.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $2.71
Ingredient
1 cup cilantro
some extra virgin olive oil
1 pound flank steak
3 garlic clove
½ larges whole jalapeno
½ lemon (juice)
4 white scallions
2 mediums tomatoes
Price
$0.53
$0.67
$8.05
$0.20
$0.03
$0.10
$0.32
$0.92
$10.82

Tips

Health Tips

  • Lycopene, the chemical in tomatoes that makes them red (and healthy), is fat soluble. This means eating tomatoes with a fat — say, avocado or olive oil?improves the body's ability to absorb the lycopene. Don't hesitate to include some healthy fats in this dish to get the most health benefits from the tomatoes!

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Extra-virgin olive oil is the least refined type of olive oil and therefore contains more of the beneficial compounds that get lost during processing. However, its minimal processing could also mean it has a lower smoke point than other olive oils. Once an oil starts to smoke, it begins to break down, producing a bad flavor and potentially harmful compounds. Unfortunately, the smoke point of an oil depends on so many factors that it is hard to say what the smoke point of an oil really is. For extra-virgin olive oil, it could be anywhere between 200-400 degrees Fahrenheit. Most people recommend using extra-virgin olive oil to add flavor to a finished dish or in cold dishes to be on the safe side. More refined olive oils, canola oil, coconut oil, and clarified butter/ghee are better options for high temperature cooking.

  • The average fresh lime contains 2 tablespoons of lime juice (just in case you are substituting bottled lime juice).

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

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Green Tips

  • Tomatoes, especially cherry tomatoes, should be bought organic when possible. Moreover, buying tomatoes from your local farmers' market when they are in season is going to make your dish much, much tastier, not to mention more eco-friendly. In fact, we recommend using canned — or better yet, jarred?tomato products when tomatoes aren't in season instead of buying imported or greenhouse-grown tomatoes.

  • 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

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299 Calories
25g Protein
19g Total Fat
4g Carbs
41% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
299
15%

Fat
19g
31%

  Saturated Fat
4g
27%

Carbohydrates
4g
2%

  Sugar
2g
2%

Cholesterol
68mg
23%

Sodium
261mg
11%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
25g
51%

Vitamin K
52µg
50%

Selenium
33µg
48%

Vitamin B6
0.79mg
39%

Vitamin B3
7mg
38%

Zinc
4mg
30%

Phosphorus
254mg
25%

Vitamin C
16mg
19%

Vitamin E
2mg
19%

Vitamin A
921IU
18%

Potassium
604mg
17%

Vitamin B12
1µg
17%

Iron
2mg
13%

Vitamin B2
0.16mg
10%

Magnesium
36mg
9%

Folate
35µg
9%

Vitamin B5
0.83mg
8%

Vitamin B1
0.12mg
8%

Manganese
0.16mg
8%

Copper
0.15mg
7%

Fiber
1g
5%

Calcium
46mg
5%

covered percent of daily need

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