Grilled Flank Steak with Chimichurri - Slender Kitchen
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204
Calories 
7g
Carbs 
8g
Fat 
28g
Protein 
3
Weight Watchers® SmartPoints™
(5 PointsPlus®)

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Recipe

Sometimes a girl just wants a steak and today was one of those days. As I am still figuring out my grill, normally this would be a day where I thought about going out for dinner, but instead I decided to brave the grill and try to recreate one of my favorite restaurant dishes grilled skirt or flank steak with chimichurri. I decided to use flank steak since it is generally a little leaner and made the chimmichurri by replacing the olive oil with greek yogurt. All in all, it completely satisfied my steak craving and for only 4 points it will be making future appearances.

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Grilled Flank Steak with Chimichurri

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Ingredients

4
  • 1 lb lean flank steak, trimmed
  • 2 U lemons, juice only
  • 2 cups parsley
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 5 U garlic cloves
  • 4 tbsp non fat plain Greek yogurt
  • Salt and pepper

Nutritional Facts

Serving Size: 
4 oz. (169g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 204
Calories from Fat 68
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g
12%
Saturated Fat 3g
15%
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
0%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
0%
Cholesterol 78mg
26%
Sodium 89mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate 7g
3%
Dietary Fiber 2g
8%
Sugars 2g
Protein 28g

Directions

  1. In a ziploc bag or container, marinate the flank steak for at least 3 hours in the juice of one lemon, salt, pepper, and 1 crushed garlic clove. Flank steak can be a little tough, so marinating it is important to tenderize the meat.
  2. To make the chimichurri sauce, combine the parsley, juice of one lemon, 4 garlic gloves, yogurt, salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes in a small food processor or blender.
  3. Preheat the grill on medium heat and grill the flank steak to your desired done-ness. Slice think and cover with 1 tbsp of chimichurri sauce.
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Notes

Save the chimichurri to spread on sandwiches or serve on chicken or leftover steak.

† SmartPoints™ and PointsPlus® calculated by Slender Kitchen; Not endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc.
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