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Peppered Lemon-Thyme Flank Steak

Add something tasty to your family’s Mediterranean night! Serve grilled beef steaks marinated with lime, thyme and pepper - a delicious dinner.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 4 hr 25 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

1 1/2
lb. beef flank steak
3
tablespoons olive oil
2
tablespoons lemon juice
2
tablespoons chopped fresh thyme
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon coarse ground black pepper

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 GRILL DIRECTIONS: Score steak on both sides by cutting diagonally at 1 1/2-inch intervals about 1/8 inch deep. Place steak in resealable food storage plastic bag. In small bowl, combine all remaining ingredients; mix well. Pour over steak. Seal bag; turn to coat. Refrigerate at least 4 hours to marinate, turning occasionally.
  • 2 Heat grill. When ready to grill, remove steak from marinade; discard marinade. Place steak on gas grill over medium-high heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium-high coals. Cook 8 to 12 minutes or until of desired doneness, turning steak once. To serve, cut steak across grain into thin strips.
  • 1 GRILL DIRECTIONS: Score steak on both sides by cutting diagonally at 1 1/2-inch intervals about 1/8 inch deep. Place steak in resealable food storage plastic bag. In small bowl, combine all remaining ingredients; mix well. Pour over steak. Seal bag; turn to coat. Refrigerate at least 4 hours to marinate, turning occasionally.
  • 2 Heat grill. When ready to grill, remove steak from marinade; discard marinade. Place steak on gas grill over medium-high heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium-high coals. Cook 8 to 12 minutes or until of desired doneness, turning steak once. To serve, cut steak across grain into thin strips.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

To broil steak, place on broiler pan; broil 4 to 6 inches from heat using times above as a guide, turning steak once.

This steak is prepared in the style of London broil, which is grilled whole flank steak served thinly sliced across the grain. Our recipe gives the marinade a Mediterranean twist.

Cut from the lower hindquarters, flank steak is a flavorful piece of beef that’s often marinated and grilled.

Make sure the grill is hot before adding the steak. A hot grill quickly seals the outside of the meat while the inside stays juicy and tender. Use a simple hand test to judge the heat of the grill When you cannot hold your hand 5 inches over the grill for more than 2 seconds, it’s hot and ready for steaks.

Use an electric knife to easily cut the grilled steak into thin slices.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
160
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
),
Cholesterol
45mg
45%;
Sodium
90mg
90%;
Total Carbohydrate
0g
0%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
17g
17%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Lean Meat; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.