Margarita Flank Steak With Tomatillo Guacamole

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Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 28 mins
Cook 42 mins

A bright and sweet citrus marinade gives this grilled flank steak real zing, making it the perferct partner to rich and cheesy black bean enchiladas. The natural acidity of the tomatillos keeps the avocados' vibrant green color from turning brown. Cuisine at home eRECIPES, July 29, 2010 newsletter. Quickly grilling flank steak over searing heat to medium-rare is the secret to keeping the flavorful cut of meat tender without drying it out.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. TOMATILLO GUACAMOLE: May be made up to 2 days ahead.
  2. Pulse avocados, tomatillos, spinach, cilantro, water, lime juice, jalapeno and scallion together in a food processor until slightly chunky, season with salt - if necessary.
  3. MARGARITA FLANK STEAK & MARINADE:.
  4. Preheat oven to 425F; coat a 3-qt baking dish with nonstick spray.
  5. Preheat grill to medium high.
  6. Saute onion in oil in a saute pan for 5-6 minutes; add garlic, cook 1 minute then stir in beans. Crush with a poato masher until chunky. Add broth and reduce until liquid is evaporated & stir in goat cheese - the broth and the cheese will make it creamier.
  7. Roll each tortilla with 1/3 cup bean mixture; lightly press the filling as you roll to the end. Place in the prepared dish, seam side down.
  8. Top with Jack cheese & bake until cheese melts melts, 20 minutes.
  9. Combine juices, tequila, brown sugar and salt for the marinade in a resealable plastic bag. Add steak, marinate 15 minutes.
  10. Grill, covered, 4-5 minutes per side for medium rare. Transfer to a cutting board, tent with foil, and rest 5 minutes before slicing. Slice on an angle against the grain for the most tender results.
  11. To serve: spoon Tomatillo Guacamole on plates, top with enchiladas and steak slices.
  12. Garnish with sour cream.