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Easy Marinated Grilled Flank Steak Recipe

Easy Marinated Grilled Flank Steak Recipe

“Friends shared this three-ingredient marinade years ago, and it’s been a favorite since. Serve this steak with salad and grilled potatoes for a quick meal.” Beverly Dietz - Surprise, Arizona
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. + marinating Grill: 15 min. + standing YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1/2 cup burgundy wine or beef broth
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 beef flank steak (2 pounds)

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, whisk barbecue sauce, wine and lemon juice until blended. Pour 1 cup marinade into a large resealable plastic bag. Add beef; seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate 4 hours or overnight. Cover and refrigerate remaining marinade.
  • 2. Drain beef, discarding marinade in bag. Grill steak, covered, over medium heat 6-8 minutes on each side or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a thermometer should read 145°; medium, 160°; well-done, 170°). Let stand 5 minutes before thinly slicing across the grain. Serve with reserved marinade. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

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.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.