Berbere Spiced Grilled Flat Iron with Garlic-Herb Grilled Eggplant


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1 beef flat iron steak (about 1 pound)

For the rub:
1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 teaspoon ground coriander
1/2 teaspoon allspice
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon chile powder
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon granulated garlic

Garnish options:
4 slices naan bread
Greek-style yogurt
fresh parsley

For the Grilled Eggplant:
2 teaspoons garlic, minced
1 1/2 teaspoons Mexican oregano
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 eggplant, cut into 1/2-inch slices

To make the Spiced Grilled Flat Iron steak:
Cut flat iron steak evenly into 4 steaks; about 4-6 ounces each. Combine all rub seasonings in a small bowl. Spread evenly onto all surfaces of the steaks. Place steaks onto a preheated gas grill, covered, 10 to 14 minutes for medium rare (145 degrees) to medium (160 degrees) doneness, turning occasionally. Remove from grill and let rest for at least 5 minutes. Garnish to taste.

To make the eggplant:
In a small bowl combine garlic, oregano, salt, olive oil, and eggplant. Toss eggplant making sure all sides are coated evenly. Grill eggplant on gas grill for 4-6 minutes, flipping halfway through. Remove from grill and keep warm.

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