Food stylist: Jamie Kimm 
Prop Stylist: Marina Malchin ,Food stylist: Jamie Kimm 
Prop Stylist: Marina Malchin

Grilled Steak With Chickpea Salad and Cilantro Pesto

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 25 min
  • Prep: 17 min
  • Cook: 8 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Nutrition Info



  1. Preheat a grill to medium high. Season the steak with salt and pepper and rub with 1 tablespoon olive oil. Lightly brush the grill grates with olive oil. Grill the steak 6 to 8 minutes per side for medium rare. Transfer to a cutting board to rest, about 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, make the pesto: Puree the remaining 4 tablespoons olive oil, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, the cilantro, garlic, cumin, paprika, 3 tablespoons water and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a mini food processor or blender until smooth.
  3. Toss the chickpeas, carrots, scallions, the remaining 1 tablespoon lemon juice and 3 tablespoons of the pesto in a medium bowl; season with salt and pepper. Thinly slice the steak against the grain. Serve with the chickpea salad and the remaining pesto.