Skirt Steak with Roasted Tomato Chimichurri and Potatoes

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Serving Size: 4
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Pump up a classic chimichurri by adding sweet roasted tomatoes. The condiment is great with steak, as well as grilled fish or poultry.

Chimichurri

  • 4 medium tomatoes (1 1/2 pounds), quartered ne
  • 0.75 tsp crushed red pepper
  • 1.5 Tbsp unseasoned rice vinegar
  • 1 cup lightly packed parsley leaves
  • Kosher salt
  • 0.5 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  1. Preheat the oven to 400°. On a large rimmed baking sheet, toss the tomatoes with 1/4 cup of the olive oil and season with salt. Roast for about 20 minutes, until softened and browned in spots; let cool slightly. Transfer the tomatoes to a food processor. Add the parsley, vinegar, crushed pepper and the remaining 1/4 cup of oil. Pulse until almost smooth. Season with salt and transfer to a bowl.

Potatoes and Steak

  • 2 Pound skirt steak, cut into 5-inch-long pieces
  • 0.25 cup finely chopped parsley
  • 1 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 onion, very thinly sliced
  • 2 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • Kosher salt
  • 1 Pound fingerling potatoes
  • Pepper
  1. In a saucepan, cover the potatoes with water and bring to a boil. Add a generous pinch of salt and simmer over moderate heat until tender, about 15 minutes. Drain the potatoes and let cool, then halve lengthwise.
  2. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil until shimmering. Add the onion and cook over moderately high heat, stirring, until just softened, about 3 minutes. Add the potatoes cut side down and cook until browned on the bottom, about 5 minutes. Flip the potatoes and onion and cook, stirring, until well browned, about 4 minutes. Stir in the butter and parsley and season with salt. Transfer to a platter and keep warm.
  3. Light a grill or preheat a grill pan. Season the steaks with salt and black pepper. Grill over high heat, turning once, until medium-rare, about 7 minutes total. Transfer to a carving board and let rest for 10 minutes. Thinly slice the steak across the grain and transfer to the platter with the potatoes. Serve with the tomato chimichurri.

Notes: The chimichurri can be refrigerated for up to 3 days.

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Recipe Credit: Jose Enrique
Image Credit: Con Poulos