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Bored of the same old meatloaf and mashed potatoes but still craving a hearty dinner? Billy Dec, TODAY Food Contributor & owner of Rockit in Chicago, joins TODAY Food to share a lively take on meat and potatoes.
He's serving up a robust hanger steak with a zesty chimichurri sauce, oven-baked sweet potato fries and Brussels sprouts with chorizo and lime.
Hanger steak is one of the fuller-flavored and beefier cuts of meat. It's used a lot in Mexican, South American and Southeast Asian dishes. I love to serve it with an explosively tasty and herbaceous chimichurri sauce.
Who wants plain, boring regular potatoes anymore? I always go with a big, thick-cut sweet potato fry, not only because they taste awesome (especially with steak), but they're sweet without causing a blood sugar spike. Plus, they're packed with healthy vitamins, minerals and fiber.
Brussels Sprouts are a wonderfully hearty green vegetable, while chorizo and lime add just the right punch of salty and tart flavors.
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