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Blue Cheese Flank Steak

While having a house built, we lived with my parents for a few months and I pilfered through my mother's recipe files. One of the many treasures I collected is this tasty, economical steak. —Laurie Nudo, The Woodlands, Texas
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and sliced
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/3 cup white wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1 beef flank steak (1 pound)
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese


  • In a shallow dish, combine the first 6 ingredients. Add the steak and turn to coat. Cover and refrigerate overnight, turning occasionally.
  • Drain and discard marinade. Lightly oil the grill rack.
  • Grill beef, covered, over medium-high heat for 5-7 minutes on each side or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a thermometer should read 135°; medium, 140°; medium-well, 145°).
  • Let stand for 5 minutes; thinly slice across the grain. Sprinkle with blue cheese.
Nutrition Facts
3 ounce-weight: 239 calories, 12g fat (6g saturated fat), 65mg cholesterol, 367mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 26g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 fat.

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