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Grilled Flank Steak with Watercress and Goat Cheese Salad

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Servings: Serves 2 to 16

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Prep Time: 70 minutes


1 tablespoon Hannaford Inspirations Dill Dijon Mustard
2 tablespoon Extra virgin olive oil
1 1/2 teaspoon Balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon Fresh marjoram, chopped
1/2 teaspoon Black pepper
12 oz Hannaford Inspirtions Angus Flank Steak
1/2 each Medium red onion, peeled and quartered with root end intact
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 oz Watercress, washed, big stems removed
2 oz Semi soft goat cheese


1. In a small bowl, combine mustard, olive oil, vinegar, marjoram, and black pepper. Mix well. Pour mixture into a large flat baking pan.
2. Add flank steak and quartered onions to the pan; turn to coat thoroughly with the marinade. Set aside to marinate for at least 40 minutes, at room temperature. If preparing in advance, cover the pan with plastic wrap and refrigerate. Do not marinate for more than 24 hours. Remove from refrigerator at least 20 minutes before grilling, to make grilling more efficient.
3. At least 20 minutes before cooking the steaks, prepare the grill. When the grill is hot, spray or brush with vegetable oil.
4. Remove steak and onions from the marinade and place on the grill. Season the steak and onions with salt. Handle the onions carefully to keep the quarters intact, if possible. Turn onions after about 3 minutes, continuing to turn until they look slightly opaque. Grill steak for about 4 to 5 minutes, until well marked, then turn and grill another 4 minutes. Be careful not to overcook. Flank steak is best served medium; well-done flank steak will be tough.
5. While steak is grilling, divide watercress among four plates.
6. Remove steak and onions from grill and let rest on a cutting surface for 2 minutes.
7. Slice steak diagonally, with knife at a slight angle. Lay slices on top of the watercress. Top with onions and crumbled goat cheese and serve.
Source: Hannaford fresh Magazine, July - August 2006

Nutritional Information

* Percent Daily Values are based on 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Saturated Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate Less Than 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber Less Than 25g 30g
Nutritional Facts
Servings Serves 2 to 16
Base Nutrients
Calories 545 kcal (27%)
Calories from Fat 396
Total Fat 44 g (68%)
Saturated Fat 19 g (95%)
Cholesterol 93 mg (31%)
Sodium 830 mg (35%)
Total Carbohydrates 10 g (3%)
Dietary Fiber 5 g (20%)
Protein 50 g (83%)
Vitamin A 557 IU (2%)
Vitamin C 8 mg (9%)
Calcium 163 mg (13%)
Iron 12 mg (67%)

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