>Flank Steak with Parsley-Garlic Sauce

>This is a truly tasty recipe that I’ve made a few times!  Thank you very much, Martha Stewart!  I found the recipe here, but I’ll reprint it below for you.  Most recently, I served this with Aunt Trisha’s smashed potatoes (recipe here) and some watermelon…except I only made half of the parsley-garlic sauce because I find that if I make the whole batch, I have tons extra.  Easy, tasty — what more could you want?

Prep: 20 minutes
Total: 25 minutes
Serves 4

Steak Ingredients
1.5 lb flank steak (you could also use skirt or hangar steak cuts)
Coarse salt and ground pepper
1 TBSP olive oil

Parsley-Garlic Sauce Ingredients
1/4 cup olive oil
1 or 2 cloves garlic
1 bunch flat-leaf parsley, stemmed (about 4 cups) (this is pretty important — take the time to remove the stems from the parsley…if you leave them in, the sauce will taste too much like parsley)
3 TBSP oregano leaves
3 TBSP white wine vinegar

2 TBSP water
1/2 tsp salt

1/8 tsp red pepper flakes

Preparation:

1. (Step 1 is for the steak) Generously season both sides of flank steak with salt and pepper.  Heat 1 TBSP oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.  Cook steak 5-8 minutes per side for medium-rare.  Transfer to a board; let rest, covered, 10 minutes.  Thinly slice against the grain.

2. (Step 2 is for the sauce) Meanwhile, make sauce: In a food processor, pulse garlic until finely chopped (I start with it chopped, so I skip this step and just pile everything in).  Add parsley, oregano, vinegar, pepper flakes, 1/4 c. olive oil, water and salt.  Pulse until herbs are finely chopped.  Serve with steak.

About jenny

Jennifer Smith Greene is originally from and lives currently in Burbank, California with her husband Gavin Greene. Jenny completed her undergraduate degree from Woodbury University in Graphic Design. She has worked as a graphics & web designer, both as an in-house and freelance designer. She also has completed a Master of Divinity (MDiv) degree from Princeton Theological Seminary. She has worked as a hospital chaplain and in support roles in various churches. In her spare time, Jenny enjoys watercolor painting. She has taken classes and workshops under Joseph Stoddard, Tom Fong, Danny Gregory and Jane Friend. Additionally, Jenny is active in the community and volunteers her time on the Board of Family Promise of East San Fernando Valley, a social service nonprofit dedicated to helping homeless children and their families by providing shelter and support services to help the families find jobs and housing. Jenny enjoys reading (and highly recommends the site Goodreads), watching movies, playing softball and tennis and taking walks with her husband. Otherwise, Jenny is always curious to find out about those people who come to her site and would love to hear from you!
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