Flank Steak with Bloody Mary Tomato Salad

  • Prep Time : 10 min
  • Cook Time : 15 min
  • Ready Time : 25 min

Servings

4

Ingredients

    For the Steak

    • 2 pounds flank steak or use the steak of your choice
    • salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

    For the Salad

    • 1/4 red onion, very thinly sliced
    • 1/4 cup olives, chopped plus 2 TBS olive brine
    • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, cut in half
    • 2 stalks celery, sliced very thin and diagonally + handful of plucked celery leaves from the tops
    • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire Sauce
    • 1/2 teaspoon prepared horseradish
    • few shakes of tobasco sauce
    • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
    • 1/2 teaspoon celery seeds
    • freshly ground pepper, to taste

    Directions

    Prepare the quick onion pickle first. In a small bowl, combine the red onion with the olive brine (or juice). Let sit for 10 minutes while you prep the rest of the recipe.

    Preheat the grill to high heat. Grill the steaks 5-7 minutes on each side for medium-rare. Season the steaks immediately with salt and pepper. Let the steak rest while you prepare the salad.

    In a large bowl, combine the chopped olives, tomatoes, celery and celery leaves. Add the red onion to the salad, leaving olive brine in the small bowl.

    To create the dressing, whisk together the remaining ingredients into the olive brine. Season with black pepper. The dressing should be tangy, salty and however spicy you’d like! Add additional olive brine (for more salt), horseradish or hot sauce if desired.

    If you’re using flank or skirt steak, slice the steak ACROSS the grain. Serve steak with the Bloody Mary Tomato Salad.

    From Steamy Kitchen

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