Flank Steak with Chunky Ketchup

Cutting diagonal slashes on the steak allows the marinade to seep into the meat. This grilled dinner is quick and easy.

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  • Makes: 6 servings
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Marinate: 6 hrs to 24 hrs
  • Grill: 23 mins
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Flank Steak with Chunky Ketchup
recipe Chunky Ketchup (see recipe below)
1 1/2
pounds beef flank steak
recipe Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes (see Recipe Center) or 1 package refrigerated mashed potatoes
  1. Prepare Chunky Ketchup.
  2. Trim fat from steak. Score steak on both sides by making shallow cuts at 1-inch intervals in a diamond pattern. Place steak in plastic bag set in shallow dish.
  3. Add 1 cup of the ketchup to plastic bag with meat. Seal; marinate overnight in refrigerator 6 to 24 hours, turning bag occasionally. Drain steak; discard ketchup.
  4. For charcoal grill, arrange medium-hot coals around drip pan. Test for medium heat above pan. Place steak on grill rack over drip pan. Cover; grill 23 to 28 minutes for medium (160 degrees F), turning halfway through grilling. For gas grill: Preheat grill. Reduce heat to medium. Adjust for indirect cooking. Grill as above. Cover and keep warm.
  5. Heat 1 cup of remaining Chunky Ketchup to serve with steak (or serve cold). Tightly cover and refrigerate remaining ketchup for another use. Thinly slice steak diagonally across the grain. Serve steak with Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes. Makes 6 servings.
Chunky Ketchup
28 ounce cans diced tomatoes, drained
cup red wine vinegar
cup bourbon or apple cider
cup olive oil
cloves garlic, minced
teaspoons dried oregano, crushed
teaspoon cracked black pepper
  1. In a saucepan combine tomatoes, vinegar, bourbon, olive oil, garlic, oregano, and pepper. Bring to boiling; reduce heat, Simmer, uncovered, 35 minutes or until juices are nearly evaporated. Cool to room temperature. Serve with Flank Steak. Makes 4 cups.
Nutrition Facts (Flank Steak with Chunky Ketchup)
    Per serving:
  • 340 kcal cal.,
  • 17 g fat
  • (5 g sat. fat,
  • 1 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 10 g monounsatured fat),
  • 46 mg chol.,
  • 596 mg sodium,
  • 14 g carb.,
  • 5 g fiber,
  • 8 g sugar,
  • 27 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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Beef Recipes, Dinner Recipes
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