DES MOINES, Iowa - Fareway came on the Midday newscast to show us how to prepare and cook a healthy meal on the grill or in the oven. Here's the recipe:
Balsamic Marinated Flank Steaks
Total time: 35 minutes + marinating time
¼ cup balsamic vinegar
2 Tbsp olive oil
1 tsp dry basil
1 ½ tsp Dijon mustard
1 clove garlic, minced
½ tsp sugar
1 ½ pounds beef flank steak
1 pinch salt
1 pinch black pepper
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COMBINE marinade ingredients.
PLACE steak and marinade in a plastic bag; TURN steaks to coat. CLOSE bag and MARINATE in the refrigerator for 6 hours or up to overnight.
REMOVE steak from marinade and DRAIN on a wire rack for 10 minutes, or until excess marinade has dripped off.
PREHEAT indoor grill to medium heat and GRILL 8 - 10 minutes per side, or until internal temperature reaches 145F (if using a folding contact grill, keep the lid open, cooking one side at a time).
REMOVE steak from grill and SEASON with salt and pepper, as desired.
ALLOW steak to rest for 5 minutes before slicing and serving.
Nutrition information per serving:
183 calories; 9 g fat; 3 g saturated fat; 42 mg cholesterol; 66 mg sodium; 1 g carbohydrate; 0 g fiber; 24 g protein
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