Argentinian-Style Grilled Steak and Carrots

Argentinian-Style Grilled Steak and Carrots IMAGE Author: Canadian Living Credits: Argentinian-Style Grilled Steak and Carrots IMAGE

This steak is topped with a flavourful herb mixture, inspired by Argentinian chimichurri, that is also a nice accompaniment to grilled chicken or fish. If you don't have flank steak, substitute your favourite grilling steak. Cover and refrigerate any leftover chimichurri for up to three days. 

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: August 2012

Ingredients

  • 4 large carrots peeled and sliced lengthwise 1/4 inch thick
  • 3 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 lb beef flank steak
Chimichurri Sauce:
  • 3/4 cups packed fresh parsley leaves
  • 2 green onions chopped
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch pepper
  • 1 pinch crushed hot pepper flakes
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

Method

In large shallow dish, toss together carrots, 2 tsp of the oil and half each of the salt and pepper; set aside.

Combine cumin and remaining oil, salt and pepper; brush over both sides of steak. Place steak and carrots on greased grill over medium-high heat; close lid and grill, turning once,
until steak is medium-rare, about 12 minutes, and carrots are tender, about 16 minutes. Transfer steak to cutting board; tent with foil. Let stand for 5 minutes before thinly slicing across the grain.

Chimichurri Sauce: Meanwhile, in food processor, pulse together parsley, green onions, garlic, vinegar, salt, pepper and hot pepper flakes. With motor running, slowly drizzle in oil and 2 tbsp water. Serve with steak and carrots.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Fibre 3 g
  • Sodium 248 mg
  • Sugars 4 g
  • Protein 25 g
  • Calories 323.0
  • Total fat 20 g
  • Potassium 534 mg
  • Cholesterol 48 mg
  • Saturated fat 5 g
  • Total carbohydrate 9 g

%RDI

  • Iron 25.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 18.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 5.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 170.0
  • Vitamin C 33.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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