Stuffed Rolled Flank Steak

Stuffed Rolled Flank Steak Recipe
James Carrier
For a tasty side dish for the stuffed flank steak, serve hot, buttered noodles sprinkled with chopped parsley or prepare penne pasta topped with your favorite marinara sauce.

Yield:

Makes 5 to 6 servings

Recipe from

Sunset

Nutritional Information

Calories 273
Caloriesfromfat 49 %
Protein 29 g
Fat 15 g
Satfat 6.4 g
Carbohydrate 2.9 g
Fiber 0.7 g
Sodium 276 mg
Cholesterol 71 mg

Ingredients

2 teaspoons pink, green, or black peppercorns (or a combination)
1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
1/4 cup finely chopped drained oil-packed dried tomatoes
1 beef flank steak (about 1 3/4 lb.)

Preparation

1. On a hard, flat surface, with the bottom of a glass (or with a mortar and pestle), coarsely crush peppercorns. Put in a small bowl and mix with parmesan cheese and dried tomatoes.

2. Rinse flank steak and pat it dry; trim off and discard fat. Lay steak flat on a board and spread peppercorn mixture evenly over meat. Starting from one end, roll steak tightly around filling into a neat, compact log. Tie with heavy cotton string at 2-inch intervals. Wrap log tightly in plastic wrap and chill up to 1 day.

3. Place a 10- to 12-inch frying pan with ovenproof handle over high heat. When hot, remove rolled steak from plastic wrap, add steak to pan, and turn to brown evenly on all sides, 3 to 4 minutes total. Transfer pan with steak to a 400° regular or convection oven; bake until a thermometer inserted in center of thickest part of meat registers 135° for medium-rare, 45 to 50 minutes (35 to 40 minutes in convection), or until beef is as done as you like.

4. Transfer steak to a rimmed cutting board and let rest about 5 minutes. Remove and discard strings. To serve, cut steak crosswise into 1/4- to 1/2-inch-thick slices.

Note:

November 2001
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