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From Cooking Thin with Chef Kathleen by Kathleen Daelemans. This is DH's favorite summer recipe, little does he know it's good for him. Make extra, the leftovers are great for a take to work lunch.
- 1 1⁄2 lbs flank steaks
- 1⁄2 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1⁄4 teaspoon cracked black pepper
- 1⁄4 cup fresh lime juice
- 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
- 2 large vidalia onions, cut into 1/2 inch slices
- 2 large tomatoes, cored and sliced
- 6 focaccia bread, buns cut in half horizontally
- 4 tablespoons la victoria salsa verde
- Sprinkle steak with salt and pepper on both sides. Place in a sealable plastic bag. Add lime juice and olive oil. Seal bag. Shake and turn until lime juice and olive oil are evenly distributed. Place in refrigerator for 1/2 hour.
- In a large nonstick pan over medium-high heat, heat 1 TBS of marinade from the bag with the steak. Add steak to pan and saute until medium rare, 5-7 min per side. You may add extra marinade if necessary.
- Remove steak from pan and let rest on cutting board for 10 minute.
- Add onions to pan with any remaining marinade. Saute until onions are soft and translucent, 8-10 minutes.
- Cut steak into thin slices across the grain. Place 1 tomato slice on each bun bottom. Lay 5 to 7 thin slices of steak (3 oz per person) over each tomato slice. Top each sandwich with onions and 2 tsp salsa verde and a bun top. Serve immediately.
Fabulous! DH LOVED this. I used a focaccia loaf from Panera and cut it into quarters. My favorite part were the onions, oh my! I think I will make extra marinade and use an extra onion next time. I really could eat the onions all by themselves.