Grilled Flank Steak & Tomatillo Salsa
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes*
Prep Time: 10 minutes*
Cook Time: 15 minutes
The tomatillo salsa is the perfect addition to this flank steak! Could also be good in a wrap, or on nachos!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 1 1/2 - lb(s) flank steak
  • - Salt and pepper
  • 6 - small tomatillos
  • 1 - small jalapeño(s)
  • 2 - Tbsp cilantro
  • 1 - lime(s)
  • 1/2 - tsp salt
  • 1/2 - tsp pepper
  • Side: - rice**
  • Side: - black beans**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Cook the rice, as directed.
  2. Add the tomatillos, jalapeno, cilantro leaves, juice from a lime, salt and pepper to a small food processor and puree into fresh tomatillo salsa.
  3. Season both sides of the flank steak with salt and pepper. Add half of the the fresh tomatillo salsa into a shallow baking dish or rimmed cookie sheet. Place the flank steak on top and and add the remaining tomatillo salsa on top of the steak. *Let marinate for at least 30 minutes in the fridge.
  4. Preheat the grill and then cook the flank steak 6 to 8 minutes per side. Cooking time will depend on thickness of the filet, heat of the grill and how done you prefer your steak.
  5. Warm the black beans.
  6. Slice the cooked steak.
  7. Serve Grilled Flank Steak with side of rice and black beans.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Remove leaves from 12 tomatillos.
  2. Seed and diced 2 jalapenos.
  3. Halve 2 limes.
  4. Add tomatillos, diced jalapenos, 2 Tbsp of cilantro leaves, juice from 2 limes, 1 tsp salt and 1 tsp pepper to a small food processor and puree into fresh tomatillo salsa.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 lbs. flank steak
  • Salt and pepper
  • Half of the prepared tomatillo salsa into each bag

Remove as much as air as possible and seal.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw completely before grilling steak with some of the marinade brushed onto both sides of the steak.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Recipe is dairy-free when served with dairy-free sides.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free when served with gluten-free sides.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Grilled Flank Steak

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw completely before grilling steak with some of the marinade brushed onto both sides of the steak. Grill 6 to 8 minutes per side, or until cooked to your liking.
Slice and serve with rice and black beans.

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