Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  372
  • Protein  25 g
  • Carbohydrates  5 g
  • Fat  28 g
  • Cholesterol  43 mg
  • Sodium  319 mg
  • Potassium  532 mg
  • Phosphorus  202 mg
  • Calcium  37 mg
  • Fiber  3.0 g

Grilled Flank Steak and Vinaigrette Vegetables

Lisa, a DaVita renal dietitian from California, shares her recipes provided by her patient, Charlean, for delicious, family-friendly one-dish meals. Fire up the grill and enjoy kidney-friendly Grilled Flank Steak and Vinaigrette Vegetables

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe provided by DaVita patient, Charlean, and submitted by DaVita renal dietitian Lisa from California.

Portions: 4     Serving size: 3 ounces steak and 1/4th portion vegetables


  • 1 pound flank steak
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (divided use)
  • 1 teaspoon pepper (divided use)
  • 1 medium eggplant
  • 2 medium bell peppers (any color)
  • 6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil (divided use)
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped


  1. Heat grill to medium-high heat.
  2. Season the steak with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper.
  3. Grill to the desired doneness, 4 to 5 minutes per side for medium-rare.
  4. Transfer to a cutting board and let rest at least 5 minutes before slicing.
  5. While steak is cooking, sliced eggplant into four 1/2" thick rounds and quarter and seed bell peppers.
  6. Brush both sides of the eggplant and peppers with 3 tablespoons of the oil. Season with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper.
  7. Grill until tender, 4 to 5 minutes per side.
  8. In a small bowl, combine the remaining oil, vinegar, garlic and parsley to make a vinaigrette sauce.
  9. Divide the steak and vegetables onto 4 dinner plates.
  10. Spoon sauce over the vegetables or serve on the side.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 3 meat
  • 2 vegetable, low potassium
  • 2 fat

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Make sandwiches with the leftovers.
  • For lower protein diets adjust steak portion to match your meal plan.
  • Flank steak is also known as London broil.

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Grilled Flank Steak and Vinaigrette Vegetables

RichMFo says:


Recipe for flank steak I useless using grill. I always use an OVEN and bake. Please tell how long on oven and at what temperature. Thank you.

Jan. 12, 2013, 1:52 PM - Inappropriate review?

Grilled Flank Steak and Vinaigrette Vegetables

wayne02 says:


sounds very appatizing. I did not even know I liked eggplant until I grew three plants in my garden just for fun and they produced so well, I searched for recipites to accomidate them,, and ya know,,, I loved them. Who whould have thunk it?

Jan. 08, 2013, 8:11 PM - Inappropriate review?

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