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Niman Ranch Beef: Flat Iron and Strip Steak with Chimichurri Sauce

by Bill Sweeney
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I received product from Perdue Farms for this Niman Ranch Beef post. This post also contains affiliate links. If you purchase via these links, I may receive a small commission at no additional cost to you. All opinions expressed are my own.

Ninja Foodi Grill

Ninja Foodi Smart XL Grill

Are you looking for some great recipes to incorporate Niman Ranch Beef and your beautiful Ninja Foodi Smart XL Grill? While there are almost infinite recipes you can make and enjoy, I think I have one that you are really going to love! It’s Niman Ranch Steak with Chimichurri Sauce and it is so flavorful and fantastic!!

If you aren’t sure what the Ninja Foodi Smart XL Grill actually is, let me explain it to you. First of all, the entire Ninja Kitchen line is fantastic, and this grill is just more of the same!! In other words, it’s great. It’s easy to use, easy to clean, and doesn’t take up a ton of space. It’s also versatile and makes cooking dinner a quick and easy process. I know for a fact that Ninja Kitchen products help make sticking to a healthy lifestyle easy and convenient and we really do love the products in our house and use them all the time.

The Ninja Foodi and the Ninja Foodi Smart XL Grill are just so important on those late days when you got home too late or simply lost track of the time. It’a great on those early meals when the kids have to run to one activity of another and you have to get them fed beforehand. It’s even great for those meals where you really would rather just order in but really also want to be good and cook something healthy!! I kind of think you have an idea of what I’m referring to, right? Anyway, these products are lifesavers!

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Niman Ranch Beef: Flat Iron and Strip Steak on the Ninja Foodi Smart XL Grill

The Ninja® Foodi™ Smart XL Grill delivers your perfect doneness without the guesswork. Its actually pretty amazing. The XL capacity means you can grill up to 6 steaks at once, virtually smoke free. I mean…there’s was literally just about zero smoke…and my alarm company is thankful for this. It even transforms into an air fryer, which is an amazing way to cook, right? Ok, now let’s get into the recipe itself!!

I wanted to come up with a recipe that shows off what the Ninja Foodi Smart XL Grill can do. A little decadence, yet very simple. I quickly decided Niman Ranch Beef, particularly their Flat Iron and Strip steak would be the perfect protein. A good flat iron steak is the perfect vehicle for a robust sauce, just like chimichurri! Period, end of story. Every time I have anything with Niman Ranch, I am literally always impressed by how food it is. Once you have it, you simplify cannot go back to eating lesser proteins. I’m serious.

I’m really happy with how this Niman Ranch Chimichurri Steak came out. It’s bursting with that beautiful Niman Ranch Beef flavor and texture, and really is a delicious. The brightness and crispness of the sauce really cuts the beef well, and enhances every bite. It’s a perfect pairing, really.

Cooking with the Ninja Foodi Smart X Grill made cooking it quick and simple with little to no mess and fast cleanup. It really is great. Let’s get into the recipe and you can see for yourself!

making chimichurri sauce

Niman Ranch Chimichurri Steak Recipe

  • Prep: 10 minutes
  • Cook: 10 minutes
  • Makes: Both steaks makes approx 4-6 servings and approximately 1 cup of sauce


  • 2/3 cup chopped parsley
  • 3 tablespoons chapped oregano leaves
  •  3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  •  4 garlic cloves, minced
  • Kosher or sea salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 2/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 Niman Ranch Angus Beef Flat Iron Steak, 10oz. and/or 1 Niman Ranch Angus Beef Strip Steak, 16 oz.

Tip: A spicy version of this is also really good, simple add 2-3 tablespoons of red pepper flakes to the sauce.

DIRECTIONS for Chimichurri Sauce

  1. Chop the oregano, parsley, and garlic.
  2. In a bowl, combine the parsley, vinegar, garlic, and oregano.
  3. Mix thoroughly and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Pour the olive oil over the mixture.
  5. Let stand for at least 15 minutes.

DIRECTIONS for Cooking the Niman Ranch Steak in the Ninja Foodi Smart XL Grill

  1. Turn on the Ninja Foodi Smart XL Grill and press the “Grill” button.
  2. Make sure that it is set to 10 (the highest setting).
  3. Press the start button to pre-heat.
  4. Brush the steaks with olive and and season with an ample amount of salt to taste.
  5. When the Ninja Foodi Smart XL Grill says “ Add Food,” open the lid and place the Niman Ranch Angus Beef Flat Iron Steak and/or Niman Ranch Angus Beef Strip Steak onto the grill.
  6. The grill will countdown from 10 minutes until fully cooked.
  7. Open lid and plate the steaks
  8. Add chimichurri sauce to the steaks to taste and enjoy!!!!

Well, what do you think? I think it’s pretty tasty. Do you? Will you be trying it? Be sure to check out my other Ninja Foodi Smart XL Grill recipe, Niman Ranch Bacon-Wrapped Peppercorn-Crusted Niman Ranch Angus Tenderloin Filet!!

As much as I recommend the Ninja Foodi Smart XL Grill, I equally and just as strongly recommend checking out PerdueFarms.com/guyandtheblog to get the very beat proteins delivered straight to your door! Let me explain.

Niman Ranch Chimichurri Steaks

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Perdue Farms home delivery is just fantastic. It’s a monthly staple in our home and so many others. And the service and offerings just keep getting better with their amazing line-up of premium quality brands and new bundles. It’s just super easy to order, the bundles offer really great variety, and it’s so great not to have to go to the store all the time and lug home bags full of meat. Meat arriving at your door…it’s not a dream any longer!

You get all that quality Perdue Farms that you love PLUS goodies from all of the brands that they own, too, like Niman Ranch, Coleman Natural, and Panorama Organic Grass-Fed Meats!! Beef, chicken, pork, even chicken fingers are available for your pleasure. There’s just so much you can make, like Creamy Dill Chicken and Broccoli over Egg NoodlesCheesy Stuffed Pepper Casserole, and Dr. Pepper Chicken!

Niman Ranch Beef

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Check out this site to read the stories of these wonderful family farmers that work with Perdue. It really made me feel great about supporting Perdue and working with them in any way I could. It’s a fascinating and really great way to understand where you food is coming from. It’s a good thing to know that your food is coming from a good place where people take great pains to care for the animals. It shows in the product.

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Niman Ranch Beef: Flat Iron and Strip Steak with Chimichurri Sauce was last modified: February 28th, 2021 by Bill Sweeney

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Brianne March 1, 2021 - 12:39 PM

A: That steak looks amazing. B: I need that Foodi in my kitchen. That looks like a fantastic gadget.

Tara Pittman March 1, 2021 - 3:50 PM

My husband loves steak. I need to get one of those fancy grills.

Celebrate Woman Today March 1, 2021 - 8:25 PM

Beautifully done! The chimichurri sauce is a must-have.

Kathy March 1, 2021 - 8:35 PM

This looks amazing. I love that grill too. Ninja is a favorite brand of mine. I have many of their products. They’re amazing.

Barb Webb March 1, 2021 - 9:30 PM

I love finding new kitchen gadgets, think I totally need this one! Would be great to have for winter.

Heather March 1, 2021 - 11:06 PM

This is one of my favorite meals! Can’t wait to try this recipe!

Monica Simpson March 1, 2021 - 11:30 PM

Wow that little grill looks awesome! It would come in handy during our cold snowy months.

Gervin Khan March 2, 2021 - 3:27 AM

That dish looks really delicious, and it looks easy to prepare. I better try this recipe for tonight’s dinner. Yum!

Ryan Escat March 2, 2021 - 3:36 AM

Sounds like a really great smart grill to have. And thanks for the delicious recipe!!

Emily March 2, 2021 - 12:09 PM

This grill looks perfect! I may have to invest. Plus the steak…yum.

Romy March 2, 2021 - 2:38 PM

I live in a household of carnivores, totally making this for them! Thanks for sharing this tasty and easy recipe

monica y March 2, 2021 - 9:04 PM

That steak looks delicious. I now realize I need some of that meat and I need one of those ninjas for my kitchen


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