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Flank Steak with Cilantro Almond Pesto

 Flank Steak with Cilantro Almond Pesto
A creamy pesto sauce made with almonds and cilantro, served on flank steak. Brought to you by dLife®
4 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Cook: 12 min.


  • 3/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons slivered almonds, toasted
  • 1 tablespoon seeded and chopped jalapeno chili peppers
  • 1/8 teaspoons salt, to taste, optional
  • 1/8 teaspoons black pepper
  • 1 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1-1/2 ounces plain yogurt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 lb flank steak
  • Pinch fresh cilantro, if desired


  • Preheat grill to medium.
  • Using a blender or food processor, pulse cilantro, almonds, jalapeno
  • pepper, salt, pepper, and garlic for 15 seconds, or until finely
  • chopped.
  • Add yogurt and lime juice, blend until creamy. Set pesto aside.
  • Place steak on grill, cook 6 minutes per side.
  • Remove steak from grill, allow to rest 5 minutes.
  • Slice steak diagonally, against the grain, into thin pieces.
  • Sprinkle cilantro over steak, serve pesto on the side.

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Nutritional Facts: 1 serving equals 193 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 80 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, 29 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3-1/4 meat.