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Flank Steak with Couscous Recipe

Flank Steak with Couscous Recipe

It takes just minutes to broil this nicely seasoned flank steak. Slice the meat on an angle across the grain for the most tender results. You can substitute a pound of sirloin steak instead of the flank steak. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 beef flank steak (1 pound)
  • 2 packages (5.8 ounces each) roasted garlic and olive oil couscous
  • 3/4 cup diced roasted sweet red pepper, drained
  • 1/2 cup Italian salad dressing


  • 1. Preheat broiler. Mix first five ingredients; rub over steak. Place on a broiler pan.
  • 2. Broil 2-3 in. from heat until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a thermometer should read 135°), 6-8 minutes per side. Let stand 5 minutes.
  • 3. Meanwhile, cook couscous according to package directions. Stir in red pepper. Slice steak thinly across the grain; drizzle with dressing. Serve with couscous. Yield: 4 servings.

Recipe Note

Health Tip: Nix the couscous mix to cut almost 750mg of sodium per serving. Cook plain couscous in water, then add roasted garlic and a drizzle of olive oil.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving: 587 calories, 21g fat (5g saturated fat), 54mg cholesterol, 1445mg sodium, 61g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 3g fiber), 34g protein.

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