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Lemon Avocado Oil Marinated Flank Steak with Avocado Chimichurri Sauce

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Nutritional Highlights (Per serving) See Full
1190 Calories
92 g Fat
12 g Fiber
810 mg Sodium
22 g Carbs
Lemon Avocado Oil Marinated Flank Steak with Avocado Chimichurri Sauce



Serves: 4

As needed Flank Steak
1 cup lemon avocado oil
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
2 Tbsp. chopped cilantro
2 lbs. Flank Steak
As needed Avocado Chimichurri Sauce
1 bunch cilantro
1 bunch Italian parsley
1 1/2 cups rice vinegar
1 Tbsp. chopped garlic
1 tsp. oregano
1/4 cup lime juice
2 roasted poblano peppers, peeled and seeded
2 ripe, Fresh California Avocados, seeded, peeled and diced
1 tsp. red chile flakes
3/4 cup water
1/2 cup olive oil
1 tsp. kosher salt
As needed salt & pepper to taste

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting.
Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados.


Flank Steak

  1. In a large mixing bowl combine oil, lemon juice and cilantro. Add flank steak and marinate overnight.
  2. Grill Steaks to desired temperature and serve with the chimichurri sauce.

Begin preparation the day before to marinate the flank steak.

Avocado Chimichurri Sauce

  1. In a blender combine all ingredients except the oil. While blender is on, slowly add oil. Reserve until needed and serve with grilled flank steak.

Serving Suggestions:
Serve with a green salad or sliced heirloom tomatoes.

*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Nutrition information per serving

Calories 1190
Total Fat 92 g (Sat 18 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 9 g, Mono 58 g)
Cholesterol 115 mg
Sodium 810 mg
Potassium 1516 mg
Total Carbohydrates 22 g
Dietary Fiber 12 g
Total Sugar 1 g
Protein 71 g

Vitamin A 4130 IU; Vitamin C 44 mg; Calcium 224 mg; Iron 14 mg; Vitamin D 0 IU; Folate 129 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.8 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 80%; Vitamin C 70%; Calcium 20%; Iron 80%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

About the author

Chef Jeff Rossman, Terra Restaurant & Bar


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