Balsamic-Glazed Flank Steak with Fall Fruit Salsa


Toss together apples, pears, and cranberries for a fruit topping that pairs remarkably well with broiled flank steak.

Total Time:
20 mins


  • 1 pound beef flank steak*

  • Salt and black pepper

  • 3 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

  • 1 ⅓ cup chopped red and/or green apples (2 medium)

  • 1 cup chopped pear (1 medium)

  • ¼ cup dried cranberries

  • 2 teaspoon sugar

  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon


  1. Preheat broiler. Trim fat from steak. Score both sides of steak in a diamond pattern by making shallow diagonal cuts at 1-inch intervals. Sprinkle both sides of steak lightly with salt and pepper. Place steak on unheated rack of a broiler pan. Broil 3 to 4 inches from heat for 14 minutes, turning once. Brush both sides of steak with 1 tablespoon of the balsamic vinegar; broil for 1 to 2 minutes more or until medium doneness (160°F). Cover with foil; let steak stand for 5 minutes before slicing.

  2. Meanwhile, for fruit salsa, in a medium bowl combine apples, pear, cranberries, the remaining 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar, the sugar, and cinnamon.

  3. Thinly slice steak; serve with fruit salsa.

    Balsamic Glazed flank Steak with Fall Fruit Salsa
    Kritsada Panichgul


Most flank steaks are around 2 pounds. If you purchase a 2-pound flank steak, cut it in half and use 1 pound for the above recipe and freeze 1 pound for later use.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

261 Calories
8g Fat
22g Carbs
24g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 261
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 40mg 13%
Sodium 210mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 8%
Total Sugars 17g
Protein 24g
Vitamin C 3.5mg 18%
Calcium 40.4mg 3%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 478mg 10%
Folate, total 16.1mcg
Vitamin B-12 1.3mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.7mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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