Grilled Balsamic-and-Garlic Flank Steak


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Active Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
4 to 6


  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1 large garlic clove

  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme leaves

  • One 2 1/2-pound flank steak

  • Salt and freshly ground pepper


  1. In a blender, combine the vinegar, oil, garlic and thyme and puree until smooth. In a large glass or ceramic dish, pour the marinade over the steak. Let stand for 5 minutes.

  2. Heat a grill pan. Season the steak with salt and pepper. Grill over moderately high heat, turning once, until medium, about 8 minutes per side. Transfer the steak to a board and let stand for 10 minutes. Slice the steak, transfer to plates and serve.

    Grilled Balsamic-and-Garlic Flank Steak
    © Tina Rupp

Suggested Pairing

This flavorful steak demands a weighty red with good acidity. The Carmenère grape from Chile is a great pick.

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