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Flank Steak with Cilantro Almond Pesto
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A creamy pesto sauce made with almonds and cilantro, served on flank steak.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 4 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 192.9
Total Carbs 1.7 g
Dietary Fiber 0.3 g
Sugars 1.0 g
Total Fat 7.0 g
Saturated Fat 2.7 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.4 g
Potassium 465.5 mg
Protein 28.5 g
Sodium 80.2 mg
Dietary Exchanges
, 3 1/2 Meat
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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0 3/4 cup  fresh cilantro
2 tbsp  slivered almonds
1 tbsp  fresh jalapeno chili peppers
0.125 tsp  salt
0.125 tsp  black pepper
1 each  medium garlic cloves
1 1/2 oz  plain yogurt
1 1/2 tsp  fresh lime juice
1 lb  flank steak
1 pinch  fresh cilantro
  1. Preheat grill to medium.
  2. Using a blender or food processor, pulse cilantro, almonds, jalapeƱo pepper, salt, pepper, and garlic for 15 seconds, or until finely chopped.
  3. Add yogurt and lime juice, blend until creamy. Set pesto aside.
  4. Place steak on grill, cook 6 minutes per side.
  5. Remove steak from grill, allow to rest 5 minutes.
  6. Slice steak diagonally, against the grain, into thin pieces.
  7. Sprinkle cilantro over steak, serve pesto on the side.

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