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Flank Steak with Herb Dressing and Charred Broccolini

Photo: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Missie Neville Crawford

Yield

Serves 4 (serving size: 3 ounces steak, one-fourth of broccolini, and about 1/3 cup dressing)

Adding the steak's juices into the dressing it's served with boosts savory satisfaction.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup olive oil, divided
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh poultry herbs, divided
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh garlic
  • 1 (1-pound) flank steak
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 pound Broccolini, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice

Nutrition Information

  • calories 331
  • fat 19.8 g
  • satfat 4.2 g
  • monofat 12.1 g
  • polyfat 1.7 g
  • protein 29 g
  • carbohydrate 9 g
  • fiber 2 g
  • cholesterol 70 mg
  • iron 3 mg
  • sodium 457 mg
  • calcium 119 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine 3 tablespoons oil, 3 tablespoons herbs, and garlic in a skillet over medium-high heat. Cook 1 1/2 minutes, stirring frequently. Remove mixture from pan; place in a bowl.

  2. Cut steak into 4 equal pieces; sprinkle with 3/8 teaspoon salt and pepper. Return pan to medium-high heat. Add steak to pan; cook 3 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Remove steak, and place in a shallow dish to collect juices; sprinkle with remaining 1 tablespoon herbs.

  3. Return pan to high heat. Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil to pan. Add Broccolini; cook 2 minutes. Add 1/2 cup water to pan; cover and cook 3 minutes or until tender. Sprinkle with remaining 3/8 teaspoon salt; drizzle with juice.

  4. Divide steak among 4 plates. Combine steak juices and herb mixture in a bowl, stirring with a whisk. Serve steak with dressing and Broccolini.

Cook's Notes

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