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Flat Iron Steak Gourmet Style - Ouu La La!!!
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Contributed by: funkymuseAdded: Aug 22, 2008 at 10:25 PM


If you enjoy delicious beef, you must give this recipe and this cut of meat a try!

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type B (1 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Entree
  • 2 (1-lb) Grass Fed Flat Iron Steaks (Top Blade Steak)
  • 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • Several Garlic Cloves Crushed
  • 1 Teaspoon Fresh Rosemary Chopped
  • 1/4 Cup Cooking Red Wine
  • Generous Amount of Fresh Ground Green Pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dry Mustard
How to make it:
  1. Mix all ingredients thoroughly and marinate steak all day.
  2. Use a large plastic freezer bag or you could use a dish.
  3. Cook steak and sauce in a frying pan.
    Note: This steak is best when cooked to rare or medium rare.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Garlic1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Rosemary2 N N N N N N N N
Mustard, Dry  N N N N N N N N
Wine (Red)  B B N B N B N B
Beef2 A A A A N N B B

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Pepper (Black/ Peppercorn) Fre...2 A N A N A N N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

    If an ingredient is an avoid for your blood type, then try using a BTD compliant variant/substitute or leaving the item out of the recipe.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Jan 07, 2009 at 04:04 PM By: Lola