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Sunday, October 5, 2008

My Grandmother Left Chuck at the Supermarket

This recipe is for my grandmother who accidently picked up a London broil rather than a chuck roast at the supermarket and hadn’t a clue on how to prepare it... My grandmother usually makes her chuck roast by baking it for several hours in either onion soup or cream of mushroom soup. This is always served with either rice or mashed potatoes and a nice salad on the side. It is one of our favorite comfort meals that we always look forward to again and again.

Easy London Broil

1 (2 lb.) piece of London broil or Flank steak
1 tbsp. salad oil
2 tbsp. chopped parsley
1 clove garlic, chopped
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. lemon juice
1/8 tsp. pepper

Remove fat from meat and wipe with a damp cloth. Combine all ingredients. Brush 1/2 of the mixture over the meat. Let it stand 45 minutes.
Place steak, oil side up on lightly greased broiler pan. Broil 4 inches from the heat for 5 minutes, turn steak and brush with remaining mixture. Broil steak for another 4 to 5 minutes; let rest 5 minutes before slicing to retain most of its juices.

6 comments:

Mimi from French Kitchen said...

London Broil is a staple at our house. I'd never had it until I married my husband, who made it for me with spic oven fries the first month we were married. This looks good - sheer comfort!

Julie said...

Thank you, Mimi

chou said...

Go Grandma! I hope the broil was fabulous. I'm always amused when I accidentally grab something and find myself wondering what to do with it.

Julie said...

Thank you, Chou

QVC said...

thanks chou

Julie said...

Way to go QVC