Flank steak with fresh salsa

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PREP TIME

20 min

TOTAL TIME

30 min

Makes

4 Servings

Flank steak with fresh salsa

Grilled flank steak with fresh salsa. Photo, Erik Putz.

Sauce up that steak with something other than BBQ sauce tonight. Try this fresh salsa for a simple, colourful finish.


Ingredients

  • 2 flank steaks , about 750 g each
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt

SALSA

  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 anchovy fillet
  • 1/4 cup drained capers
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups packed chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes , halved
  • 2 avocados , pitted, peeled and cubed

Instructions

  • PREHEAT barbecue to medium-high. Brush steaks with 2 tbsp oil, then sprinkle with salt. Season with fresh pepper. Barbecue steak, lid closed, 3 to 5 min per side for medium-rare. Transfer to a cutting board and let rest for 5 to 10 min.
  • WHIRL garlic with anchovy, capers, lemon juice and zest in a food processor until chopped. Add 1/2 cup oil and parsley, and pulse until coarsely chopped but not puréed. Scrape into a bowl and stir in tomatoes and avocado.
  • SLICE steaks thinly against the grain. Serve with salsa.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 730,
  • Protein
  • 57 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 10 g,
  • Fat
  • 52 g,
  • Fibre
  • 6 g,
  • Sodium
  • 751 mg.