Grilled Flank Steak with Cilantro Pesto



  • ¾ cup fresh cilantro
  • 2½ tablespoons slivered almonds, toasted
  • 1 tablespoon chopped seeded jalapeño pepper
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 3-4 tablespoons plain fat-free yogurt
  • 1½ teaspoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 (1-pound) flank steak, trimmed
  • Cilantro sprigs (garnish)


Prepare grill. Combine first 6 ingredients in a blender; process until finely chopped (about 15 seconds). Add yogurt and juice; process until smooth.
Grill steak 6 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Cut steak diagonally across grain into thin slices. Serve steak with pesto. Garnish with cilantro sprigs.