Marinated Flank Steak and Summer Peach & Quinoa Salad - Canadian Beef | Canada Beef

Marinated Flank Steak and Summer Peach & Quinoa Salad

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Marinated Flank Steak and Summer Peach & Quinoa Salad

  • Prep Time: 20
  • Cook Time: 15
  • Total Time: 35
  • Serving: 4


EACH olive oil and balsamic vinegar


grainy Dijon mustard

lb (500 g) Flank Marinating Steak

cloves garlic, crushed

each salt and freshly ground black pepper, divided

peaches, cut into wedges

cups mixed greens

cups baby heirloom or cherry tomatoes, halved

cup thinly sliced cucumber

cup thinly sliced red onion

cups cooked red quinoa (approx. 1 cup raw)

cup torn basil leaves

oz burrata cheese, drained (optional)

2 tbsp sunflower seeds


1. Whisk oil with vinegar, honey and mustard. Place half into a plastic re-sealable bag; reserving remaining portion. Pierce steak all over with a fork and add to bag along with crushed garlic; massage to coat. Marinate refrigerated for at least 30 minutes or up to 12 hours.

2. Remove steak from marinade; pat dry with paper towel and discard excess marinade. Season steak all over with 1/2 tsp each salt and pepper.

3. Grill, over medium-high heat, turning at least twice, for 8 to 10 minutes or until an instant read thermometer registers 145°F (63°C) for medium-rare when inserted sideways into steak. Transfer to a plate. Loosely tent with foil. Rest for 5 minutes.

4. Meanwhile, lightly brush peaches with some of the oil. Place in grilling basket; grill for 2 minutes per side or until well-marked but still firm.

5. Whisk remaining salt and pepper into reserved dressing. Toss with mixed greens, tomatoes, cucumber and onion until well coated. Add quinoa and basil; toss to combine.

6. Arrange salad on a shallow serving platter. Top with grilled peaches, burrata and sunflower seeds. Carve steak, against the grain, into thin slices. Serve with salad.


• Burrata can be found in the cheese or deli department of well-stocked grocers but can be substituted with ricotta, bocconcini or sliced fresh mozzarella.
• Grilled peaches can be substituted with mango spears or pineapple rings.