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Leftover flank steak

chocolate chick Feb 14, 2007 08:40 AM

Last night I served marinated broiled flank steak, raosted carrots and pasta for dinner. The only thing leftover is the steak (about 1/2 lb.) Any ideas of how to use it for dinner tonight? Thanks.

  1. heidipie Feb 15, 2007 08:33 PM

    Works great at room temperature, sliced over or chopped and combined with a garlicky, mustardy green lentil salad, which itself is over arugula or watercress. Credit goes to Laurie Colwin for this one.

    1. b
      BellaDonna Feb 15, 2007 09:05 AM

      Flank steak is the best kind of leftover beef. I would do sandwiches, fried rice, or salad.

      1. r
        rexmo Feb 15, 2007 04:37 AM

        Lo mein.

        1. HillJ Feb 14, 2007 11:43 AM

          Cut thin and added to an egg omelet along with browned sliced onions, mushrooms..maybe w/roasted potatoes on the side.

          Stir fry (add last) along with veggies & rice.

          1. k
            Kaisgraham Feb 14, 2007 11:28 AM

            I would make tacos out it. Use Cotija grated cheese, chopped cilantro, and baby spinach leaves or mache instead of regular old lettuce. Yum!

            1. v
              venera Feb 14, 2007 11:27 AM

              Steak sammiches. Oh, yum.

              Toast up some ciabbatta bread, you will have amazing crunch. Slice some red onion thinly. Shmear some horseradish on the bread, add steak and onion. Top with salt.

              I generally grill 3 pounds of carne asada at a time so that we can relish delicious steak sammiches the next day. Simple and divine.

              1. rosielucchesini Feb 14, 2007 11:24 AM

                We frequently cook up flank steak for the sole purpose of leftovers as they are quite versatile. Our favorites are fajitas, steak sandwiches, or added to a romaine and bleu cheese salad.

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                  jsmitty Feb 14, 2007 08:58 AM

                  cold steak salad are always a hit.i might use some sort of asian marinade with soy, honey ginger, sesame oil,rice vinegar, garlic, chives maybe a little fish oil etc. etc.. chopped kale or cabbage, bell pepper, daikon or other radishy thing. how's that...

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                    sidnek Feb 14, 2007 08:58 AM

                    i recently used some leftover flank steak on a pizza. i used pizza dough that i bought in the grocery store because i'm lazy. i used chimichurri as the 'sauce' that i spread on the dough, then added a little mozz cheese and topped with slices of the flank steak. when it came out, i drizzled it with a little more of the chimichurri.

                    1. rabaja Feb 14, 2007 08:54 AM

                      Or, depending on the marinade, tacos or fajitas? Frankly, I'd probably just eat it as is, standing in my kitchen, but you're probably more civilized than that.

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                        Mill City Modern Feb 14, 2007 08:52 AM

                        I would use it in a green salad, served with some good crusty bread, for a lighter dinner.

                        In fact, there's a Chow recipe for just such a salad: http://www.chow.com/recipes/10813

                        If that doesn't sound good, maybe make a sandwich with it?

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