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Grilled Flank Steak with Avocado Chimichurri Sauce - Deliciously juicy grilled flank steak served with an amazing blend of avocado and chimichurri sauce!

Grilled Flank Steak with Avocado Chimichurri Sauce

Katerina | Diethood
Deliciously juicy grilled flank steak served with an amazing blend of avocado and chimichurri sauce!
Servings : 6 Servings
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins

Ingredients
  

FOR THE GRILLED FLANK STEAK
  • 1.5 to 2 pounds flank steak
  • 1/2 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
FOR THE AVOCADO CHIMICHURRI SAUCE
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 cup flat leaf parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 1 avocado peeled, pitted, and diced

Instructions
 

FOR THE GRILLED FLANK STEAK
  • Pat steak dry.
  • Combine cumin, salt, and fresh ground pepper in a small mixing bowl and stir until thoroughly incorporated.
  • Rub steak on both sides with the prepared cumin mixture.
  • Drizzle olive oil over steak and turn to coat.
  • At this point, you can cover the steak and let sit in refrigerator for 2 hours OR grill it.
  • Preheat grill to medium-high heat.
  • Transfer steak to the grill and grill it to desired doneness, about 5 minutes per side for medium-rare, which is 145F internal temperature. 
    *See NOTES for Temperatures for Steak
  • Transfer steak to work surface and let stand at least 5 minutes before slicing.
FOR THE AVOCADO CHIMICHURRI SAUCE
  • Add oil, lime juice, garlic, parsley, oregano, cayenne pepper, red pepper flakes, salt, and fresh ground pepper to a food processor; pulse until herbs are finely chopped.
  • Add diced avocado to the food processor; pulse until well combined and chunky.
  • Cut the steak across grain into thin strips.
  • Arrange steak on a platter and serve with prepared avocado chimichurri sauce. 

Notes

WW SMART POINTS: 9
Steak Doneness Remove from Grill at this Temperature Final Cooked Temperature
Rare 130 to 135°F 130 to 140°F
Medium Rare 140°F 145°F
Medium 155°F 160°F
Well Done 165°F 170°F

Nutrition

Serving: 1 Serving | Calories: 327.4 kcal | Carbohydrates: 4 g | Protein: 23.7 g | Fat: 24.5 g | Saturated Fat: 5.9 g | Cholesterol: 56.7 mg | Sodium: 532 mg | Fiber: 2 g | Sugar: 0.4 g | Net Carbs: 2 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Argentina
Keyword: easy steak dinner, flank steak recipe