Steak Sandwiches with Arugula/Walnut Pesto

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Didi Dalaba

By
@didicoffeegirl

Hubby wanted steak, kids wanted sandwiches w/ mommy's homemade bread... I compromised and gave them both!!

I used my homemade potato(machine) bread for this sandwich, delish!!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4-6
Prep:
45 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

  • ARUGULA WALNUT PESTO

  • 2 1/2 c
    arugula greens
  • 2 Tbsp
    parsley, fresh
  • 2 Tbsp
    cilantro, fresh
  • 2 clove
    garlic
  • 1/2 c
    walnuts
  • 1/4-1/3 c
    olive oil
  • 1/4 c
    pecorino romano cheese
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • ·
    pinch of pepper
  • STEAK MARINADE

  • 1 clove
    garlic
  • 2 Tbsp
    parsley, fresh
  • 2 Tbsp
    cilantro, fresh
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp
    greek seasoning
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp
    champagne vinegar
  • INGREDIENTS

  • 4-6 medium
    round steaks
  • 1 medium
    yellow heirloom tomato
  • 8-10 slice
    fontina cheese
  • 1 small
    loaf of bread cut into slices
  • 3
    italian peppers sliced
  • 1 large
    onion sliced
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • ·
    juice of half lemon
  • **NOTE: THE JUICE OF HALF LEMON GOES IN THE MARINADE, I APOLOGIZE, BUT I CAN'T SEEM TO ADD A LINE WITHOUT STARTING OVER**

How to Make Steak Sandwiches with Arugula/Walnut Pesto

Step-by-Step

  1. Start by making your pesto. In a food processor, add your arugula and all the ingredients called for the pesto. Pulse till smooth. Remove, place in a bowl and keep chilled till ready to use.
  2. Place all your steak marinade ingredients in a ziplock bag, add your steaks and massage till marinade is coated on steaks. Chill till ready to grill.
  3. In a saute pan, add the butter and oil. Let pan heat and add the onions, peppers, carmelize. Remove, place in a bowl till ready to assemble.
  4. To assemble: On your bread, spread liberally the arugula pesto on both sides, add your tomatoes, your carmelized onions and peppers, then your cheese and top w/ your steak slices. Cover and ENJOY!!

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