Flank Steak with Cilantro Salsa Verde

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


4 servings

Updated: May. 21, 2022
Even though steak is always a winner in our house, to make it even more special I add jarred salsa verde and top with freshly chopped tomato and avocado. —Lily Julow, Lawrenceville, Georgia
Flank Steak with Cilantro Salsa Verde Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 beef flank steak or top sirloin steak, 1 inch thick (about 1-1/4 pounds)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup salsa verde
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and diced
  • 1 medium tomato, seeded and diced


  1. Sprinkle steak with salt and pepper. Grill steak, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from heat until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a thermometer should read 135°; medium, 160°), 6-9 minutes per side. Let stand 5 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, process salsa and cilantro in a food processor until blended. Slice steak thinly across the grain; serve with salsa mixture, avocado and tomato.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 263 calories, 15g fat (4g saturated fat), 54mg cholesterol, 571mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 4g fiber), 24g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 fat.

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