Rosemary Flank Steak – Paleo, Gluten and Dairy Free

Rosemary Flank Steak - Paleo, Gluten and Dairy Free

Every year I attend a girl’s week away vacation. These women are friends of mine from college who have been attending this trip for almost thirty years. On this particular trip, we each brought recipes to cook and share. My friend LeeAnn brought a Tuna Tartar that was exceptional and paired well with the copious amounts of wine being consumed. But even more tremendous was the Flank Steak recipe she prepared. The meat was soaked in a lively marinade with fresh rosemary, garlic, and white wine. It created a steak that was tender and heavenly. 



I have been making the flank steak recipe since then, but I have wanted to create a “Paleo-friendly” version of this winner. I think I have finally done it! Without further adieu here is A simple marinade for flank steak. Serve it with a hearty salad or roasted veggies and you will be deliciously pleased!

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Rosemary Flank Steak - Paleo, Gluten and Dairy Free

Note: We believe the original Recipe is taken from WHITEWATER COOKS BLUE EDITION.

Some notes before we begin:

The original recipe calls for soy sauce. Soy sauce is not compliant with paleo because it contains soy and the wheat. HERE is a link regarding why Paleo followers do not support the use of soy in their diets. Luckily there is a product called Coconut Aminos that is a great substitute for soy and adds wonderful flavour. You can purchase Coconut Aminos HERE. 

Rosemary Flank Steak - Paleo, Gluten and Dairy Free

Coolest thing about rosemary! I have always struggled to get the leaves off. I was taught, by my good friend LeeAnn who gave me this recipe, that there is a very simple way to “strip” Rosemary of its leaves. You press the stem going against the grain of the leaf and simply strip all the leaves off until you get to the end. You will know you are doing it right if the leaves easily fall off. 

This recipe suggests horseradish as an accompaniment to this delectable steak. Here is a link for a paleo friendly horseradish. Many horseradish products have sweeteners or other chemicals in them. No need! This is a lovely clean option that you can easily make HERE.

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This week think about trying a new Paleo recipe. You don’t have to be paleo to try great, whole food, clean recipe options. Remember that every little change you make toward eating better is a big investment into the future you! 



Looking for something to pair this steak?  

Tremendous Tropical Kale Salad

Paleo Roasted Vegetables


40 Responses

  1. This sounds so good. I just shared this recipe with my mom because she is paleo, gluten, and dairy free. I can’t wait to try this with her!

    1. Me too. I really only just discovered it when we moved into a house that had sixteen rosemary bushes. I guess the previous owner REALY like rosemary!

    1. Yes, it is so delicious! I usually make it at least one to two times per month! Love it!

    1. Ha ha. I have never thought of meat as adorable, but now that you mention it! 🙂

    1. Same in Arizona but we can’t get it to grow very well in Washington, at least not as well as in Scottsdale.

    1. It is really lovely and if you are not paleo the original recipe is fantastic as well!

    1. I was wondering if it might good on fish! I will have to try it and let you know.

    1. Really good. Since I have posted I have wanted to make it almost every night! 🙂

  2. That looks so good. I’m a sucker for steak haha. If I could eat red meat everyday, I probably would lol but we all know that’s not good. I’m going to have to try this out this week.

    1. If you are eating grass fed organic there is absolutely nothing wrong with it. The problem arises when we eat corn fed, antibiotic laden, icky cow. We run into all sorts of inflammation problems then! 🙂

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