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Flank Steak for Two

This Valentine's Day, create a unique, romantic experience without leaving the house. You'll feel like a professional chef when you drizzle the bright green chimichurri sauce over your juicy flank steak, but it still fits easily into your once a month cooking plans.
2 Servings Meet The Cook Print
Flank Steak for Two

Ingredients

  • 3 teaspoons mince Garlic, Cloves
  • 1 teaspoon Salt #1
  • ¼ cups chop Parsley, Fresh
  • ¼ cups chop Cilantro, Fresh
  • 2 tablespoons chop Rosemary, Fresh
  • 2 tablespoons juice Lime
  • 5 tablespoons Olive Oil #1
  • 1 pound Flank Steak
  • Serving Day Ingredients

    These ingredients are added AFTER your meal has been frozen — for the day you serve and eat it.

  • 2 tablespoons Olive Oil #2
  • ¼ teaspoons Salt #2
  • ¼ teaspoons Black Pepper

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Nutritional Information

  • Not available.

Make It Now Cooking Directions

These directions are for cooking this recipe to serve immediately and NOT to freeze for later.

  1. Combine garlic, salt #1, parsley, cilantro, rosemary, lime juice, and olive oil #1 in a food processor or blender until blended.
  2. Season steak with olive oil #2, salt #2 and pepper.
  3. Grill in grill pan over high heat for about 2-3 minutes per side for medium rare.
  4. Let sit on plate for 5 minutes.
  5. Slice and serve topped with chimichurri.

Freeze For Later Cooking Directions

These directions help you cook or prepare this meal PRIOR to being frozen for serving later (see Serving Day Directions when you are ready to prepare it to eat).

Why would I want to freeze this?

  1. Combine garlic, salt #1, parsley, cilantro, rosemary, lime juice, and olive oil #1 in a food processor or blender until blended.
  2. Divide steak into indicated number of gallon freezer bags.
  3. Divide chimichurri sauce among pint freezer bags, then place one sauce bag in each gallon bag.
  4. Label and freeze.

Freeze For Later Serving Day Directions

These directions help you cook or reheat this meal AFTER it's been frozen for when you are ready to eat it.

  1. Remove steak from refrigerator 30 minutes before cooking to come to room temperature.
  2. Season steak with olive oil #2, salt #2 and pepper.
  3. Grill in grill pan over high heat for about 2-3 minutes per side for medium rare.
  4. Let sit on plate for 5 minutes.
  5. Slice and serve topped with chimichurri sauce.

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