Garlic-Rubbed Flank Steak with Chimichurri Sauce

Chimichurri is a traditional tangy herb sauce from Argentina that's usually paired with grilled meat. Set aside half of the flank steak for Steak Panzanella another night.


4 servings (serving size: 3 ounces steak and 1 tablespoon sauce)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 221
Caloriesfromfat 50 %
Fat 12.4 g
Satfat 3.2 g
Monofat 7.1 g
Polyfat 1 g
Protein 24.2 g
Carbohydrate 2.2 g
Fiber 0.5 g
Cholesterol 37 mg
Iron 2.1 mg
Sodium 349 mg
Calcium 33 mg


1/2 cup packed fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1 large garlic clove
2 tablespoons extravirgin olive oil
1 tablespoon water


1. Place first 7 ingredients in a food processor; process until finely minced. With processor on, slowly pour oil and 1 tablespoon water through food chute; process until well blended. Serve sauce with Garlic-Rubbed Flank Steak.

Diane Morgan,

Cooking Light

August 2008
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