Monday Munchies – Lemon Butter Steak with Zucchini Noodles

Hello all! I'm back from a refreshing time away in Florida. Now that I'm back, I would like to share a recipe with you that makes my mouth water just thinking about it.


I love steak! I don't eat it often because buying organic, grass-fed steak can be pretty pricey, but man-oh-man is it delicious! Today, I am sharing an incredible recipe that combines just a few of my favorite things; zucchini, butter, garlic, and of course, steak. I hope you enjoy!

Lemon Butter Steak with Zucchini Noodles

Recipe courtesy of Eat Well 101


Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 lb flank steak, sliced against the grain

  • 4 medium zucchini

  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil

  • 4 garlic cloves, smashed and minced

  • 2 Tablespoons organic butter

  • 1/2 lemon, juiced and zest

  • 1/4 cup chicken broth or bone broth

  • 1/4 cup parsley, chopped

  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • Marinade Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup liquid aminos or low-sodium, gluten-free soy sauce

  • 1/2 lemon, juiced

  • 1/2 cup olive oil

  • 1 Tablespoon Sriracha sauce (optional)


Directions:

  • Combine the ingredients for the marinade in a container or Ziploc bag. Add the strips of steak and seal. Allow the steak to marinate in the refrigerator for 30 minutes to one hour.

  • While you wait, wash and trim the ends of the zucchini. Using a spiralizer, make the zucchini noodles and set aside.

  • Bring the steak to room temperature and heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Reserve the juices of the marinade for later. Add the steak in one layer and season with salt and pepper. Cook for one minute without stirring.

  • Add the minced garlic, then stir the steak for another minute or two to cook the other side. Remove from the skillet and set aside on a plate.

  • In the same skillet, add the butter, lemon juice and zest, red pepper flakes, chicken broth, and remaining marinade juices. Bring to a simmer and allow to reduce for 2-3 minutes, stirring regularly.

  • Stir in the parsley, then add the zucchini noodles and toss for 2-3 minutes. Allow the cooking juices to reduce for 1 minute if the zucchini renders too much water. Add the steak back to the pan and stir for another minute. Serve immediately.


Doesn't that sound amazing?!


What is your favorite way to eat steak?


Thanks for joining me on another Monday Munchies. If you feel that my Monday series posts are getting a bit old, please feel free to share some ideas with me. Do you like Monday Munchies?

Until next time,

Amanda

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