Grilled Flank Steak with Cilantro Pesto


Serving Size:
3 ounces

    Diet Types:
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Gluten-free
  • Heart Healthy


  • 1/2 jalapeno pepper
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1-1/2 tablespoon slivered almonds
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 pound flank steak


  1. Dice jalapeno pepper and mince garlic.
  2. Prepare pesto by mixing together almonds, yogurt, jalapeno pepper, salt, pepper, garlic and lime juice in a blender or food processor. Blend until slightly chunky. Set aside.
  3. Sprinkle salt and pepper on steak. Preheat grill to medium heat. Grill steak to desired temperature or about 6 minutes on each side. Let rest for 5 minutes.
  4. Slice steak into thin slices. Serve with 1 tablespoon cilantro pesto.

Helpful hints

Nutrients per serving

Calories 200

Protein 26 g

Carbohydrates 4 g

Fat 9 g

Cholesterol 69 mg

Sodium 142 mg

Potassium 390 mg

Phosphorus 237 mg

Calcium 82 mg

Fiber 0.4 g

Added Sugar 0 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

  • 3-1/2 meat

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