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Mouthwatering Flank Steak Recipes

Tender, juicy, and delicious, flank steak is a cut of meat that’s super versatile and can be added to soups, salads, pasta, and of course, enjoyed all on its own.

The easiest way to enjoy flank steak is simply marinated and grilled. But, if you really want to make your mouth water, we’ve got some ideas.

This list includes Italian-, Asian-, and Mexican-inspired dishes, so you’re sure to find a craveworthy flank steak recipe with flair.

Grilled Stuffed Flank Steak

grilled stuffed flank steak

Because it’s such a thin, tender cut of meat, flank steak is perfect for stuffing and rolling.

In this recipe, flank steak is butterflied before being covered in a cheese-spinach spread and rolled up.

Serve your stuffed flank steak with a side of lightly grilled peppers and onions.

Find the full recipe at Welcome to the Table

Salsa Verde Steak Soup

salsa verde steak soup

Now, you might not think to make soup out of a piece of flank steak, but it’s the perfect warming recipe for a cold day.

Flank steak is paired with salsa verde, poblano pepper, potatoes, and a variety of spices before being popped into an Instant Pot for just 20 minutes.

If you’re more of a slow-cooker person, this recipe will take 3-4 hours, so make sure to prep accordingly.

Find the full recipe at Gimme Some Oven

Sweet Potato Fry Steak Salad with Blue Cheese Butter

sweet potato fry flank steak salad

Because who says you can’t have sweet potato fries in your salad?

Made up of homemade fries, flank steak, cherry tomatoes, avocado, and romaine, this satisfying salad is finished off with a homemade balsamic vinaigrette.

Far from boring, this salad is an easy weeknight meal that you’ll find yourself whipping up over and over again.

Find the full recipe at Half Baked Harvest

Grilled Steak Tacos with Cilantro Chimichurri Sauce

flank steak tacos

If you’ve got a hankering for restaurant-style tacos, consider these grilled steak tacos with a bright and zesty chimichurri sauce!

Flank steak is marinated with oranges, limes, soy sauce, olive oil, garlic, and chopped cilantro before being grilled to a light char.

Served alongside grilled sweet and green onions these are perfect for a fancier Taco Tuesday. And don’t forget the margaritas!

Find the full recipe at Feasting at Home

Garlic Lime Steak and Noodle Salad

garlic lime steak rice noodle salad

Flavorful and healthy with Thai-inspired flavor, this garlic lime steak has a bright and tangy flavor that contrasts well with the light noodle salad.

Cherry tomatoes and cucumbers add a bright pop of color that makes this simple dish look exquisite.

Serve this as an easy healthy weeknight meal that’s low carb but satisfying.

Find the full recipe at Smitten Kitchen

Beef & Broccoli

broccoli beef

Craving takeout? Make it at home!

This beef and broccoli recipe consists of a simple marinade and a sauce made up of a lot of common Asian-inspired ingredients you might already have on hand.

Serve your broccoli beef over a bed of rice with green onions and sesame seeds as the garnish.

Find the full recipe at Spend with Pennies

Stuffed Italian Flank Steak

stuffed italian flank steak

Oftentimes you’ll see flank steak in Asian or Mexican-inspired dishes.

But here, Italian flavors like basil, sage, and parsley are combined with prosciutto and provolone for a cheesy, meaty, stuffed steak.

Serve these pinwheels alongside a simple pasta and steamed broccoli for a well-rounded meal.

Find the full recipe at The Chunky Chef

Instant Pot Beef Ragù with Pappardelle

instant pot beef ragu

Following the trend of Italian-inspired flank steak recipes, consider this Instant pot beef ragù!

Saucy, tender, and full of rich tomato flavor, this traditionally slow-cooked dish is made in the Instant Pot to save time on weekdays.

Serve your ragù over our housemade pasta with some crunchy Crust & Crumbs bread on the side.

Find the full recipe at Dude That Cookz

30 Minute Cajun Butter Steak and Peppers

30 minute cajun butter steak bites

A flavorful, herby dinner that comes together in about 30 minutes? You got it!

Peppery, garlicky, a just a little bit buttery, these steak bites are covered in a dry rub before being quickly seared in a cast iron pan.

Serve them over a bed of rice with grilled peppers and avocado on top.

Find the full recipe at Half Baked Harvest

Carne Asada

carne asada

Carne asada is a classic way to transform flank steak into a perfectly tender, melt in your mouth entree.

With a simple marinade of oil, lime, orange, cilantro, garlic, a mix of seasonings, and salt and pepper, this steak is packed with flavor yet simple and approachable enough to make at home.

Serve your carne asada restaurant-style with fresh tortillas, cilantro, tomatoes, and avocado.

Find the full recipe at Gimme Some Oven

Crockpot Carne Asada Tacos with Cilantro Lime Garlic Sauce

crock pot carne asada

Now if you’re craving Carne Asada but prefer a slow-cooked method, consider this recipe from Half Baked Harvest.

Rather than coming out in sliceable pieces, this carne asada is more of shredded-style meat that’s tender, juicy, and crispy on the outside.

Serve your tacos with the included Mexican fries recipe and a side of cilantro garlic-lime crema for an extra boost of zesty flavor.

Find the full recipe at Half Baked Harvest

Steak Sandwich

steak sandwich

Juicy, tender, and mouthwateringly delicious, this steak sandwich is piled high with all sorts of irresistible fixings like caramelized onions, homemade garlic aioli, tomatoes, and arugula.

The sweet juiciness of the tomatoes and onions balances out the tender flank steak while zippy garlic aioli makes the sandwich nice and saucy.

Enjoy these for a yummy Friday night dinner with homemade fries or chips.

Find the full recipe at RecipeTin Eats

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By: Leigha

LeighaLeigha is the Marketing Assistant at the Skagit Valley Food Co-op.