5 Delicious Grilled-Steak Dinners

Flank steak is one of my favorite cuts of meat: It cooks quickly, is relatively inexpensive, and has a ton of flavor.

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Grilled Flank Steak

Peter Ardito

Grilled Flank Steak

This cut of steak is extremely flexible -- you can just season it with salt and pepper and throw it on the grill, or get a little more ambitious by spicing it up to suit your family's tastes.

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Steak With Tomatillo Salsa

Peter Ardito

Steak With Tomatillo Salsa

Dress the steak with this tasty salsa: tomatillos with garlic, shallot, cilantro, lime juice and jalape?o chili pepper.

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Steak With Easy Oven Fries

Peter Ardito

Steak With Easy Oven Fries

For a healthier fry, cut sweet potatoes into wedges and toss them with olive oil, salt and pepper. Bake until golden brown and tender.

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Steak Fajitas

Peter Ardito

Steak Fajitas

Serve the steak in tortillas, topped with tomato, lettuce, avocado, and a dollop of plain yogurt or light sour cream.

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Steak With Wilted Greens

Peter Ardito

Steak With Wilted Greens

While the steak cooks, add your choice of greens -- I recommend spinach, arugula or watercress -- to a skillet over medium-high heat. Then serve them on the side.

Originally published in the July 2011 issue of Parents magazine.

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