Grilled Steak over Black Beans with Chimichurri Sauce Recipe

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Eléna Published: April 16, 2021 Modified: May 31, 2021

How To Make Grilled Steak over Black Beans with Chimichurri Sauce

Chimichurri sauce gives this grilled steak a South American flair, especially when served over black beans cooked in crushed tomatoes and pimentos.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 50 minutes



  • 2tbspcooking oil
  • 1onion
  • 3clovesgarlic
  • 3cupsblack beans,(from two 15 oz cans), drained and rinsed canned
  • 1cupchicken broth,or homemade stock, canned, low sodium
  • cuptomatoes in thick puree,canned, crushed
  • 1ozpimentos,jar, sliced
  • 1bay leaf
  • 1tspsalt
  • lbsirloin steak
  • ¼tspfresh ground black pepper


  1. In a medium saucepan, heat 1 tablespoon of the oil over moderately low heatl

  2. Add the onion and garlic and cook for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until translucent.

  3. Add the beans, broth, tomatoes, pimentos, bay leaf, and salt.

  4. Simmer for about 20 minutes, until thickened.

  5. Remove the bay leaf. Light the grill or heat the broiler.

  6. Rub the steak with the remaining oil; sprinkle with the remaining salt and the pepper.

  7. Grill or broil for 4 minutes.

  8. Turn; cook to taste, or about 4 minutes longer for medium-rare.

  9. Cut into thin diagonal slices. Top the beans with the steak and sauce.


  • Calories: 962.05kcal
  • Fat: 34.16g
  • Saturated Fat: 11.07g
  • Trans Fat: 0.03g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 15.37g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.94g
  • Carbohydrates: 97.10g
  • Fiber: 23.35g
  • Sugar: 5.57g
  • Protein: 67.42g
  • Cholesterol: 134.48mg
  • Sodium: 763.89mg
  • Calcium: 237.39mg
  • Potassium: 2815.53mg
  • Iron: 10.22mg
  • Vitamin A: 10.54µg
  • Vitamin C: 9.22mg
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