BERBERE SPICED GRILLED FLAT IRON WITH GARLIC-HERB GRILLED EGGPLANT
This grilled Flat Iron Steak recipe features a berbere spice blend inspired by African cuisine. Complete the meal with a garlic-herb grilled eggplant.

40 MIN

4SERVINGS

300 CAL

24 G PROTEIN

INGREDIENTS:

Rub

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon chile powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon granulated garlic

Grilled Eggplant

  • 1 eggplant, (Cut into 1/2 inch slices)
  • 2 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon Mexican oregano
  • 2 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

Garnish

  • 4 slices naan bread
  • Greek-style yogurt
  • fresh parsley

COOKING:

  1. Cut Flat Iron evenly into 4 steaks (about 4 – 6 ounces each)
  2. Combine all rub seasoning in a small bowl. Spread evenly onto all surfaces of the steaks. 
  3. Place steaks onto a preheated gas grill, covered, 10 to 14 minutes for medium rare (145°F) to medium (160°F) doneness, turning occasionally. Remove from grill and let rest for at least 5 minutes. Serve with grilled eggplant naan bread, and yogurt. 
GRILLED EGGPLANT
  1. In a small bowl combine garlic, oregano, salt, olive oil, and eggplant. Toss eggplant making sure all sides are coated evenly. 
  2. Grill eggplant on gas grill for 4 – 6 minutes flipping half way through. Remove from grill and keep warm. 

SAFE HANDLING TIPS:

  • Wash hands with soap and water before cooking and always after touching raw meat.
  • Separate raw meat from other foods.
  • Wash all cutting boards, utensils, and dishes after touching raw meat.
  • Do not reuse marinades used on raw foods.
  • Wash all produce prior to use.
  • Cook steaks and roasts until temperature reaches 145°F for medium rare, as measured by a meat thermometer, allowing to rest for three minutes.
  • Cook Ground Beef to 160°F as measured by a meat thermometer.
  • Refrigerate leftovers promptly.

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