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The creamy, colorful goat cheese filling for this rolled flank steak recipe takes the flavor to the next level and makes for a presentation that wows. Pounding the steak is crucial for easy rolling and melt-in-your-mouth tenderness. Serve with a simple salad or roasted vegetables to complete this easy dinner recipe.

Source: EatingWell Magazine, May 2019


Recipe Summary

30 mins
45 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.

  • Place steak on a cutting board, cover with plastic wrap and pound with a meat mallet or heavy skillet to an even 1/4-inch thickness. Sprinkle one side with garlic powder and 1/8 teaspoon salt. Spread cheese in a 1-inch-wide strip down the middle of the steak. Top with peppers and arugula. Starting at one edge of a long side, roll the steak up tightly, tucking in the filling as you go. Tie with kitchen string at 2-inch intervals. Season with the remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper.

  • Heat oil in a large cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat. Add the steak and cook, turning often, until browned on all sides, 3 to 6 minutes total. Transfer the pan to the oven and roast until an instant-read thermometer inserted in the center registers 120 degrees F for medium-rare, 12 to 15 minutes.

  • Transfer the steak to a clean cutting board and let rest for 5 minutes. Cut crosswise into 8 slices.


Equipment: Kitchen string

Nutrition Facts

2 slices
203 calories; protein 25.6g; carbohydrates 1.8g; dietary fiber 0.1g; sugars 1.4g; fat 9.6g; saturated fat 3.3g; cholesterol 72.8mg; vitamin a iu 1841IU; vitamin c 24.8mg; folate 20.4mcg; calcium 43.6mg; iron 2mg; magnesium 29.7mg; potassium 409.6mg; sodium 452.9mg.

3 1/2 lean protein, 1/2 fat, 1/2 vegetable