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Easy Grilled Flank Steak

We have made this over an open fire pit, which is really yummy, and also on a gas grill. Try serving it with onions, peppers and potatoes grilled in a foil pack. Valerie Chipman - Lisbon, Maine
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. + marinating Grill: 15 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup dry red wine or reduced-sodium beef broth
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 fresh sage leaves, thinly sliced or 3/4 teaspoon dried sage leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1 beef flank steak (1 pound)

Directions

  • In a shallow dish, combine the first 9 ingredients. Score the surface of the beef, making diamond shapes 1/4 in. deep; place in dish and turn to coat. Cover; refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight.
  • Drain and discard marinade. Lightly oil the grill rack. Grill steak, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 6-8 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.
Nutrition Facts
3 ounce-weight: 205 calories, 11g fat (4g saturated fat), 54mg cholesterol, 179mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 22g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1/2 fat.

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