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Broiled Flank Steak with Salsa Verde

Yield 6 servings (serving size: 3 ounces steak and about 1 tablespoon salsa)
This piquant green sauce makes a great accompaniment to broiled or grilled pork, or steamed white fish. A little goes a long way, so use it sparingly. Serve with roasted potato wedges.

Ingredients

  • Salsa:
  • 1 cup cilantro leaves
  • 1 cup flat-leaf parsley leaves
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons extravirgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons capers, rinsed and drained
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 3 cornichons
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • Steak:
  • 1 (1 1/2-pound) flank steak, trimmed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 279
  • caloriesfromfat 46 %
  • fat 14.3 g
  • satfat 4.6 g
  • monofat 7.4 g
  • polyfat 0.8 g
  • protein 32 g
  • carbohydrate 3.9 g
  • fiber 0.3 g
  • cholesterol 62 mg
  • iron 2.9 mg
  • sodium 364 mg
  • calcium 37 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat broiler.

  2. To prepare salsa, place cilantro and next 8 ingredients (through garlic) in a food processor; process until smooth, scraping sides of bowl occasionally. Place sauce in a bowl; cover and set aside.

  3. To prepare steak, sprinkle each side of steak evenly with salt and pepper. Place on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray; broil 6 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Cut steak diagonally across grain into thin slices; serve with salsa.