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Grilled Italian Steak with Smashed Beans

1 lb skirt or flank steak
salt & pepper, to taste
1 Tbsp olive oil
1 large red onion. sliced
2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar

1 can (16oz) cannellini beans
1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 Tbsp fresh rosemary, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
juice of 1/2 lemon (about 1 Tbsp)

In a saute pan over medium heat, cook the red onion in 1 Tbsp of olive oil for 10 minutes, until it’s soft and slightly brown. Add the balsamic vinegar and cook another 5 minutes

Heat a sauce pan with 1 Tbsp olive oil over medium heat. Add minced garlic, beans, and rosemary and cook for 5 minutes. Use a potato masher or a fork to roughly mash the beans. Add the lemon juice and season with salt & pepper.

Heat a grill on high heat. Season the steak with salt & pepper (and any other desired herbs and spices). Grill for 3-4 minutes per side for medium rare. Slice in the strips across the grain and serve over smashed beans and spoon the onions on top.

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