Flank Steak with Watermelon Salad


The flank steak is a lean and flavorful cut of beef that pairs perfectly with a refreshing watermelon salad. The juicy, red watermelon contrasts beautifully with the salty, savory steak, while the bright, crisp greens provide a delicious crunch. This summer dish is perfect for a backyard barbecue or a casual weeknight dinner.


  • 1 tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 ½ lbs. flank steak
  • 2 tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • ¼ c. extra-virgin olive oil
  • kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 c. arugula greens
  • ¼ c. Chopped red onion
  • 1 c. croutons
  • 2 c. watermelon, cut into chunks
  • ½ c. feta
  • Sea salt


  • In a small bowl mix brown sugar, garlic powder, and chili powder. Massage all over the steak.
  • Preheat grill or cast-iron grill pan on high heat. Grill steak for 5 minutes on each side, then let meat rest for 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in a large bowl mix together vinegar, olive oil, salt, and pepper. Toss in arugula, onion, croutons, and watermelon.
  • Slice the meat against the grain. Serve steak with watermelon Panzanella salad and top with feta and a sprinkle of sea salt.

Nutrition Information Servings Per Recipe: 4

Per Serving: 375 calories, 3 g fiber, 17 g Fat, total, 56 mg chol., 4 g sat. fat, 39 g protein., 20 g carb.

Recipe Courtesy of Delish.

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