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Polenta with Flat Iron Steak in a Tomatoes-Vegetables Sauce

Course Beef, Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword beef, polenta, tomato sauce, vegetables
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories 261 kcal


  • 1 pound flank steak 1 pound lean cut into 1 inch cubes flank steak
  • 1 zucchini 1 diced zucchini
  • 0.5 yellow onion 1/2 peleed and diced yellow onion
  • 1 carrots 1 peeled and diced carrots
  • 6 yellow bell pepper 6 small cleaned and diced yellow bell pepper
  • thyme chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 tbsp flat-leaf parsley 1 tablespoon chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 2 tomatoes 2 freah juice removed and diced tomatoes
  • 1 ounces San Marzano tomatoes 1 can -28 ounces with juice San Marzano tomatoes
  • 1 polenta 1 box of Valsugana polenta
  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter 1 tablespoon unsalted butter


  1. In a very large skillet over medium heat add the oil. Once the oil is hot add the onion and cook until translucent. Add the bell peppers, zucchini, carrot, thyme, parsley and season with salt and pepper.

  2. Cook for 5 minutes and add the fresh tomatoes.

  3. Cook for another 3 minutes. Remove the vegetables from the skillet and place in a bowl. Do not clean the skillet.

  4. Place the skillet over the heat over high and add the flat iron steak cubes. Sauté for 3 to 5 minutes. When all sides are golden brown, remove from the skillet and place in the same bowl of the vegetables.

  5. Add the San Marzano tomatoes to the skillet and cook at medium heat for 5 minutes.

  6. Return the vegetables and meat to the skillet with the tomatoes sauce. Season with salt and pepper.

  7. Cook for 20 minutes making sure that the sauce will not dry out.

  8. Prepare the Polenta according to the box directions. When done add the butter and mix well.

  9. Place a nice mound of polenta in a bowl and cover with the tomatoes-vegetables sauce.

Nutrition Facts
Polenta with Flat Iron Steak in a Tomatoes-Vegetables Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 261 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 75mg25%
Sodium 82mg4%
Potassium 1107mg32%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 27g54%
Vitamin A 3685IU74%
Vitamin C 347.9mg422%
Calcium 66mg7%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.