Friday, August 12, 2011

What's cooking tonight? Flank Steak with Chimchurri Sauce & Grilled Mushrooms

Tonight on our dinner menu is a very simple yet tasty meal. Grilled flank steak marinated in chimchurri sauce along with some grilled green beans & mushrooms! Perfect for a hot summer evening.

Chimchurri Sauce:
1/3 bunch cilantro
1/3 bunch parsley
3 cloves garlic
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
1/2 cup olive oil + 1 tablespoon
S & P to taste

Place cilantro, parsley, garlic and red wine vinegar in food processor. Pulse for about 15 seconds. Slowly start adding in the olive oil and blend until it becomes liquid form. Add salt & pepper to taste. Should make about 3/4 cups.

Steak & Mushroom Marinade:

2 lbs. flank steak or flap meat
8 button mushrooms

Wash & dry steak and place in ziploc bag. Add about 1/2 cup chimchurri sauce to it and put it in the fridge for about 6 hours. Remove steak from ziploc & grill to your desired wellness. Top with some chimchurri sauce.

Wash & dry the mushrooms. Place them in a ziploc bag. Add 1 tablespoon olive oil & 1 tablespoon chimchurri sauce. Mix well. Grill for about 8 minutes.

Enjoy with a nice glass of Merlot or Zinfandel!

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