Mediterranean Beef Flank Steak Pita

Looking for flavor and color on your plate? Try this take on a Mediterranean pita with beef Flank Steak.

  • 30
    min
  • 6
    SERVINGS
  • 650
    Cal
  • 40 g
    Protein

Ingredients & Cooking

Ingredients:

  • 1 beef Flank Steak (about 1-1/2 pounds)
Spicy Green Seasoning:
  • 1 cup fresh parsley, loosely packed
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves, loosely packed
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon minced jalapeño pepper
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
Cucumber Salad:
  • 1/3 cup reduced-fat feta cheese crumbles
  • 1 dozen cherry tomatoes, sliced
  • 2 cups diced cucumber
  • 1/4 cup fresh oregano leaves
  • 1-1/2 cups diced red onion
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 whole wheat pita breads
  • 1 cup hummus

Cooking:

  1. To prepare Spicy Green Seasoning, combine all ingredients in a blender or food processor; process until all ingredients are blended. Remove 2 tablespoons of the salsa. Rub on all side of beef Flank Steak. Place steak in zip top bag and marinate for 6 hours or up to over night. Reserve the remaining salsa for later. 
  2. Combine all ingredients for Cucumber Salad in large bowl; toss gently. Cover and refrigerate 20 minutes.
  3. Remove steak from marinade; discard marinade. Place steak on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, covered, 11 to 16 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, 16 to 21 minutes) for medium rare (145°F) to medium (160°F) doneness, turning occasionally.
  4. Cook's Tip: Can also be cooked on stove top: Heat large, nonstick skillet over medium until hot. Remove steak from marinade; discard marinade. Place beef Flank Steak in skillet; cook 16 to 20 minutes until instant-read thermometer inserted horizontally into center registers 145°F (for medium) to 160°F (medium) doneness, turning occasionally.
  5. Place 1/4 cup hummus on pita; top with Color Mix. Carve steak into thin slices. Top Color Mix with steak; top with Salsa. 

Nutrition Information

Butcher Counter

Mediterranean Beef Flank Steak PitaFlank Steak Flank Primal

Lean and boneless with lots of intense beef flavor. Best when marinated and grilled or sliced thin and stir-fried.

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