Can you imagine the super sizzle and smoky steam from the flank steak cooking? Imagine the smell of the broiled meats, veggies, and spices, oh goodness! But hold on, no sampling yet... wait until this mighty steak sandwich on a gluten-free bagel is ready before you bite into it. Flank steak cooks fast so get the table ready for plating, ingredients lined up, and hungry mouths nearby for this sizzling hot bagel sandwich served on The Greater Knead onion bagel!
Recommend looking for pasture-raised without hormone flank steak options from the grocery store, butcher or local farm. Since all meat is naturally free from allergies just ensure it's not pre-seasoned with risky ingredients which also could have a risk of cross-contamination in a factory. If you're on a plant-based vegan lifestyle you can find meat alternatives to substitute easily and still capture the awesomeness of this broiled and sizzled fajita bagel sandwich. Best of all our gluten-free onion bagel is gluten-free and free from the top 9 food allergens.
The flank steak is a flat, usually long cut of meat with a lot of graining. Flank steak is from the flank of the cow located in the rear quarter. Both full of flavorful and also chewy in a good way! Brasil and Colombian dishes often include flank. It is always cut thinly for taste, texture and enjoyment. Flank steak is also frequently used in Asian meals and what we call stir fry. In a French cuisine it is commonly cooked medium-rare. Flank also serves as a common cut for premium jerky.
Gluten Free Flank Steak Fajita Bagel Sandwich
- 1 pound flank steak
- 4 tablespoon olive oil, divided
- 1 tablespoon fajita seasoning
- 1 red or orange bell pepper, seeded, deveined, and thinly sliced
- 1 green bell pepper, seeded, deveined, and thinly sliced
- 1 small onion, thinly sliced
- Kosher or fine sea salt
- Black pepper
- 8 slices pepper jack cheese
- 4 The greater Knead Onion bagels
- Rub flank steak with two tablespoon olive oil and season on both sides with fajita seasoning. Let sit at room temperature for 10 – 15 minutes.
- Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add 2 tablespoons olive oil and let heat. Add the peppers and onion along with a good pinch of salt and pepper. Sautee until soft and beginning to brown, about 6 – 8 minutes. Remove from the pan but keep the pan on the heat.
- Add the steak and cook for 3 – 4 minutes per side. Remove from pan and let rest 5 minutes before slicing thinly. Combine the vegetables and beef. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
- Preheat broiler.
- Place the bottom halve of the bagels on a baking sheet. Divide the steak and vegetables evenly on all the bagels. Top each with two slices of cheese. Place under the broiler until the cheese has melted, about 2 minutes.
- Top with the other half of the bagel and serve.