Grilled Skirt Steak and Sweet Potatoes With Herb Sauce

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Oolala

From Real Simple magazine, June, 2007. This is an easy meal. For a quick boost, toss this fresh, flavorful sauce with pasta or spoon it over chicken, fish or pork.

Top Review by BarbryT

I am not going to assign stars for my making of this point, anyway. While I am not wild about the dish, it is entirely possible that my relative incompetence with real grilling (i.e., outside on a barbecue grill) has contributed to my assessment. The sauce is really flavorful but garlic over-dominates (for me--emphasis, for me! It is entirely a matter of personal taste!). The sweet potatoes didn't carmelize to the extent I like. Nevertheless, it made a tasty meal with a salad. I'm glad I tried it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat grill to medium.
  2. Place parsley, oregano, and garlic into the bowl of a food processor and pulse until roughly.
  3. Add the vinegar, oil, cayenne and 1/2 teaspoons of the salt and pulse to combine; set aside.
  4. Season the steak with remaining salt and pepper and grill to desired doness, about 4 minutes per side for medium rare.
  5. Transfer to a cutting board and let rest 5 minutes before slicing.
  6. Meanwhile, as the steak cooks, toss the potatoes in a large bowl with 1/3 of the herb sauce.
  7. Place them on the grill in a single layer.
  8. Cook turning once until tender, about 4 minutes per side.
  9. Divide the steak and potatoes among 4 plates and serve with the remaining sauce on the side.

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