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Chili-Rubbed Steak with Black Bean Salad

Busy weeknights don't stop my husband from firing up the grill. This meal-in-one comes together fast. Try it with chimichurri and cotija cheese. —Naylet LaRochelle, Miami, Florida
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 1 beef flank steak (1 pound)
  • 4 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 package (8.8 ounces) ready-to-serve brown rice
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup salsa verde
  • Minced fresh cilantro, optional


  • Rub steak with chili powder and salt. Grill, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from heat 6-8 minutes on each side or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a thermometer should read 135°; medium, 140°).
  • Heat rice according to package directions. Transfer rice to a small bowl; stir in beans and salsa. Slice steak thinly across the grain; serve with bean salad. If desired, sprinkle with cilantro.
Nutrition Facts
3 ounces cooked beef with 3/4 cup salad: 367 calories, 10g fat (4g saturated fat), 54mg cholesterol, 762mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 6g fiber), 29g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch.

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