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Grilled Flank Steak with Avocado and Olive Salsa

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 45 min.
Cook Time: 20 min.
Total: 1 hr. 5 min.
Thanks to an olive oil and vinegar marinade this flank steak will be succulent even after grilling.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup finely diced red onion, (1/8-inch)
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 Tbs olive oil
  • 2 Tbs chopped tarragon
  • 1 Tbs chopped thyme
  • 1 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 med. avocado, diced (1/2-inch)
  • 1 cup olives, halved
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 1/2 lbs flank steak

Directions

  • In a shallow baking dish, combine red onion, vinegar, oil, tarragon, thyme, 1 teaspoon of salt and pepper. Set aside. Spoon 1/3 cup of the red onion mixture into a small mixing bowl. Gently toss in avocado, olives and tomatoes and set aside. Place flank steak in baking dish with remaining onion mixture and set aside to marinate for 30 minutes.
  • Season flank steak with remaining salt and grill over medium-high heat for 6-8 minutes on each side.
  • Transfer to a clean cutting board and allow to rest for 2-3 minutes, then slice diagonally across the grain into thin strips. Place on to serving plates and top with avocado olive salsa just before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 552
  Calories from Fat 354 (64%)
(61%)Total Fat 40g
(56%)Saturated Fat 11g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 20g
(34%)Cholesterol 102mg
(47%)Sodium 1117mg
(28%)Potassium 996mg
Total Carbohydrate 14g
(23%)Dietary Fiber 6g
Sugars 0g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(73%)Protein 37g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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