Easy Marinated Grilled Flank Steak Recipe
- 1 cup barbecue sauce
- 1/2 cup Burgundy wine or beef broth
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- 1 beef flank steak (2 pounds)
- 1. In a bowl, combine the barbecue sauce, wine and lemon juice. Pour 1 cup marinade into a large resealable plastic bag; add the steak. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight. Cover and refrigerate remaining marinade.
- 2. Drain and discard marinade. Grill steak, covered, over medium heat 6-8 minutes on each side or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a meat thermometer should read 145°; medium, 160°; well-done, 170°). Let stand for 10 minutes before slicing. To serve, thinly slice across the grain. Serve with reserved marinade. Yield: 8 servings.
3 ounces cooked steak with 1-1/2 tablespoons reserved marinade equals 195 calories, 9 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 54 mg cholesterol, 271 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 22 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 fat.
Full-Bodied Red Wine
Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.