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Grilled Flank Steak with Warm Bean Salad
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Grilled Flank Steak with Warm Bean Salad

Flank steak is lean and flavorful, and should be thinly sliced against the grain when carving. An ideal choice to marinate.
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Marinate 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4


  • 1 1/2 lb. Certified Angus Beef ® flank steak; optional cuts - sirloin or flat iron steak
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 16-ounce can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes halved
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil (try Caraluzzi's Extra Virgin Olive Oil)
  • 1 bunch arugula or baby spinach stems trimmed
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Rub garlic over steak. Marinate steak in 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar in refrigerator for 30 to 60 minutes.
  • Preheat grill. Remove steak from marinade and pat dry; discard marinade. Season steak with salt and pepper and grill to desired doneness. Move to cutting board and let rest 10 minutes.
  • Heat beans in saucepan; stir in tomatoes, onion, oil and remaining balsamic vinegar. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Spoon bean mixture onto four plates. Top with arugula. Cut steak crosswise into thin slices. Arrange slices on plates, overlapping beef slightly.


Recipe and photo courtesy of Certified Angus Beef.