Flank Steak stuffed with cheese and veggies

Flank steak isn't one of the most tender cuts of beef in the world but when it's stuffed and has the 30-minute marinating sauce rubbed on it, it takes on a whole new life.

In this recipe the flank is stuffed with prosciutto, cream cheese and several choice veggies like green onions and roasted red peppers and not only tastes fantastic it looks great too.

grilled stuffed flank steak

And don't worry too much if you can't find flank steak, try other similar cuts like round or even grab a sirloin tip and butterfly it to make it thin for rolling up.

› Stuffed Flank Steak

Serves: 3 - 4 (makes 6 to 8 roll-ups)

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes

Direct Heat: 500F - 525F

Note: let the stuffed flank roll-ups sit in the marinating sauce for at least 30 minutes for best results.

What you'll need:

  • 2 lbs flank steak (any fat removed)
  • 1 strip of prosciutto for each roll-up
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cream cheese for each roll-up
  • jar of roasted red pepper
  • shredded carrot
  • 2 green onions
  • garlic powder to taste
  • fennel seed to taste
  • black pepper to taste

For marinade sauce recipe:

  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons horseradish
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 12" pieces of butchers twine (one for each roll-up)

Variation: If you can't find flank steak consider other types like round or sirloin tip for this recipe.

flatten flank steak

Step 1:
Place a piece of steak between two sheets of plastic wrap on your work surface.

Pound gently with a meat hammer (or rolling pin or some blunt object) until the meat is twice the size and half the thickness.

flank steak and cheese

Step 2:
Cut each piece of flattened steak into approximately 3" wide by 4" long strips as uniform as possible (won't be perfect).

Lay each strip on your work surface and cover each one with a slice of prosciutto.

Place 1 1/2 tablespoon of cream cheese on top of each prosciutto slice.

flank steak spice

Carefully spread the cream cheese the length of the roll-up.

Sprinkle garlic powder and fennel seed over the cream cheese.

flank steak and veggies

Place several slices of roasted red pepper cross-wise on the cheese towards the end closest to you.

Place several slices of green onion (green parts) cross-wise on the cream cheese next to the red pepper.

Place a small amount of shredded carrot over the surface of each roll-up.

rolling flank steak

Step 3:
Carefully lift the end closest to you of one steak roll-up and with one hand begin rolling the steak over the cheese and veggies while the other hand ensures the veggies and prosciutto stays in place.

Wrap the stuffed flank steak as tightly as you can to make sure the innards stay in place.

how to tie flank steak

Slide 2 pieces of butchers twine or string under each rolled up flank steak equally spaced.

Tie the string so the stuffed flank steak roll-up remains secure.

flank steak marinade

Step 4:
Prepare the marinade sauce recipe using 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard, 2 tablespoons horseradish and 1 teaspoon black pepper, mixed well.

marinating stuffed flank steak

With your clean bare hands spread the marinade sauce over each piece so they're well covered.

Yes, it's messy.

Cover with plastic wrap and let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes (while the grill is warming up).

flank steak on the bbq

Step 5:
Clean and oil the grates and preheat the grill to 500F - 525F.

When the grill reaches cooking temperature place each roll-up on the grill and close the lid.

Flip each stuffed roll-up several times as they cook to ensure all sides are evenly cooked.

After 10 - 15 minutes this stuffed flank steak recipe should be cooked and ready to remove from the grill to be served immediately.


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