su-Steak and Watermelon Radish Sandwiches
Photo: Annabelle Breakey
Yields Makes 4 Total Time 40 mins
AuthorAmy Machnak,
A watermelon radish is, on first glance, a plain greenish-white root. But slice it open and it reveals a stunning fuchsia interior. They're also known as red-meat or beauty-heart radishes, and you can find seeds at Kitazawa Seed Company (kitazawaseed.com). For this sandwich, we took a a classic combination--radishes and butter--and paired them with steak for a juicy, crunchy sandwich.

How to Make It

Step 1
1

Put oil, garlic, and steak in a medium bowl and turn to coat. Let marinate 20 minutes at room temperature. Mix together butter and chives; set aside.

Step 2
2

Prepare grill for high heat (450° to 550°). Grill meat, turning once, until grill marks appear and meat is cooked the way you like, 8 minutes for medium rare. Cover with foil and let rest 10 minutes, then slice thinly across the grain.

Step 3
3

Spread one side of bread slices with butter mixture. Layer 4 slices with arugula, some sliced steak, and slices of radish. Top with remaining bread slices.

Ingredients

 2 tablespoons olive oil
 1 large garlic clove
 1 pound flank steak
 4 ounces butter, at room temperature
 2 teaspoons chopped chives
 8 slices caraway rye bread
  Baby arugula leaves
 2 watermelon radishes, peeled and thinly sliced

Directions

Step 1
1

Put oil, garlic, and steak in a medium bowl and turn to coat. Let marinate 20 minutes at room temperature. Mix together butter and chives; set aside.

Step 2
2

Prepare grill for high heat (450° to 550°). Grill meat, turning once, until grill marks appear and meat is cooked the way you like, 8 minutes for medium rare. Cover with foil and let rest 10 minutes, then slice thinly across the grain.

Step 3
3

Spread one side of bread slices with butter mixture. Layer 4 slices with arugula, some sliced steak, and slices of radish. Top with remaining bread slices.

Steak and Watermelon Radish Sandwiches