Rolled Flank Steak

Total Time
2hrs 15mins
30 mins
1 hr 45 mins


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  1. Pre-heat oven to 400º.
  2. In a small sauce pan cover the garlic cloves with water and simmer until softened- about 20 minutes; add more water if necessary.
  3. Drain and let cool.
  4. Combine softened garlic, croutons, parsley, salt and olive oil a small bowl or mortar and crush ingredients till a coarse paste is formed.
  5. Spoon paste on top of flank steak.
  6. Roll steak with the grain (lengthwise) and tie approximately every 2 inches with kitchen string to hold position of roll.
  7. (Steak will look similar to a jelly roll with the garlic and crouton mixture inside the roll.) Melt butter in skillet and sauté the steak on all sides till lightly brown.
  8. Place steak in oven-proof pan and bake in 400º oven for 10 minutes.
  9. Reduce heat to 225º and continue roasting for approximately 1 1/2 hours.
  10. To serve- slice the flank steak across the grain in approximately two inch rounds, remove strings, and drizzle lightly with olive oil if desired.
  11. Garnish each round with parsley.