"My carne asada steak sandwich with avocado salad recipe is perfect for tailgating. About ninety percent of this recipe can be prepared in advance - meaning that when game day rolls around, all you'll have to do is fire up the grill, cook the steaks, and melt the cheese on the bread." — Chef Tom McAliney, Brandt Beef
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ground black pepper
ground dried thyme
flat iron steaks
avocados - peeled, pitted, and cubed
chopped green onions
red bell pepper, diced
red onion, diced
tomatoes, seeded and chopped
fresh lime juice
sea salt and ground black pepper to taste
2 (1 pound)
thinly sliced Cheddar cheese
Absolutely fabulous! Who would have thought a steak sandwich could taste so good? I cut the recipe down to 2 servings for about 1 & 1/4 lb. steak. For the marinade I basically cut all the seasonings down to 1 tsp. each and used smoked paprika vs. regular paprika and used minced garlic vs. garlic powder and added a little more olive oil. For the avocado salad I grilled some thick red onion slices along with a red pepper before combining it with the other ingredients to give it a smoky flavor. Definitely toast your roll first before piling everything on and dig in because you're in for a real treat!
Wow! That is some spicy stuff! First time I've ever made something with too much spice for my husband! If I do this again, I'm going to rinse some of the excess spice/paste off the meat before cooking it. I think the flavor will still be there. We ate this wrapped in tortillas.
This was so good, the avocado salad cools down the spicy meat. I marinated the meat overnight. We sliced thinly after grilling and used for fajitas. Will definitely make this again!
Amazing!!! things I did differently, I didnt marinate the meat so I put oil on the steak then drenched it in seasoning and cooked it on my grill pan on the stove. Toasted the bread in the toaster. came out fantastic!!! My only complaint is the avacado salad kept falling out so I had to keep putting it back on! Next time I'll cut the bread differently so it stays on! :)
I didn't make a sandwich but it turned out great
Excellent!!! I never worked with flat iron steak before. This recipe was easy and delicious. Followed the recipe exactly...wouldn't change a thing!
Followed exactly and we loved it!
Amazing. However, I feel that you definitly need to scrape some of the rub off before you grill. It was super spicy. A new week nite dinner for the fam.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Carne Asada Steak Sandwich with Avocado Salad
Serving Size: 1/6 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 723
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