36 Must-Try Steak Recipes For The Whole Family

For many of us, steak is a great treat – and this means that a number of people struggle to know the best ways to cook and enjoy a good cut of steak.

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Fortunately for you, we have put together the ultimate steak recipes for the whole family to enjoy; all you have to do is pick your favorites and enjoy!

1. Delicious Steakhouse Steak

What could be better than a traditional steakhouse steak? We have the recipe you need.

Ingredients

  • 4 steaks, between 7 and 8 ounces – you can choose your preferred steak here.
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 tbsps olive oil
  • 4 tbsps butter
  • 6 lightly crushed garlic cloves
  • 6-8 sprigs of thyme or rosemary 

Directions

  • Heat a pan or skillet over medium-high heat, and coat the steak in 1 tablespoon of oil, salt, and pepper.
  • Cook the steak for 1-2 minutes on each side, and sear the sides.
  • Reduce the heat to medium-low, and add two tablespoons of butter along with 3 cloves of garlic and 3-4 sprigs of thyme. Let the butter foam a little.
  • Add cloves of garlic to the top of the steaks and baste using the butter – continue to baste while cooking.
  • Remove the thyme and garlic, add the steaks to the plate, and put over the juices. Rest for 5 minutes.

2. Ribeye With Garlic Mushrooms

For a twist on an old classic, this mouthwatering dish is definitely one to try!

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless ribeye steaks
  • Vegetable oil
  • Salt and black pepper
  • 3 Tbsps butter, divided
  • 8 ounces mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Fresh parsley (optional)

Directions

  • Remove the steaks, and allow them to rest while you preheat the oven to 425 degrees.
  • Brush whole surface sides of the steak with oil, salt, and pepper.
  • Place a skillet over medium heat with a tablespoon of oil, and heat until shimmering. Add the steaks, and cook for 3-4 minutes on one side.
  • Place the steaks in the oven on the other side for around 4-6 minutes.
  • Remove the steaks from the oven, add to a plate, and place a tablespoon of butter on each. Cover with foil and rest.
  • Make the mushrooms by melting two tablespoons of butter to a pan on medium heat, and add the mushrooms to cook until brown on either sides. Stir in the garlic, cook for 1 minute, and add to the tops of the steaks to serve.

3. Garlic Butter And Shrimp

Are you in the mood for something a little different this steak night? Then we have the perfect solution!

Ingredients

  • 2 lean steaks 
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 pound large shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 3 garlic cloves minced

For the garlic butter

  • ¼ cup butter
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tsp thyme chopped
  • 1 tsp rosemary chopped
  • 1 tsp oregano chopped

Directions

  • Heat a skillet over high heat, and add butter and olive oil.
  • Add the steaks to the pan and cook for 3 minutes on each side.
  • Reduce the heat to medium-high, and cook the steaks for around 8 minutes, or until done to your liking. Remove the steaks and leave on a plate to rest.
  • Reduce the heat to medium, and cook the garlic and shrimp for 2-3 minutes.
  • Return the steaks to the pan, and mix the herbs, butter, and garlic to add to the top of the steaks.
  • Serve and enjoy!

4. Perfect London Broil

Enjoy a taste of the high city life with this delicious London broil – and it is super easy to prepare!

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup of soy sauce 
  • 1/3 cup of lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup of olive oil
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon minced garlic
  • 2 Tbsps of Italian seasoning 
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Pinch of red pepper
  • 1 – 2 pound London Broil Round Steak

Directions

  • Create a marinade for your steak with olive oil, garlic, lemon juice, soy sauce, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper to a large bag, and add the steak. Allow to marinate overnight if possible, and for a minimum of 2 hours if not.
  • Preheat the oven to high, remove the steak and place it on a baking dish. Broil for between 5 and 6 minutes on the first side, and 3 to 4 minutes on the second.
  • Allow to rest for 10 minutes, slice, and serve.

5. Best Ever Steak And Eggs

The classics remain popular for a reason – and steak and eggs are always a top choice!

Ingredients

  • ½ cup chopped fresh parsley leaves
  • ½ cup chopped fresh basil
  • 2 tbsps chopped fresh chives
  • 1 small shallot, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ¼ tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • ⅓ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • Salt and ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 ½ pound steak
  • 1 tbsp canola oil
  • 6 fried eggs

Directions

  • Whisk the parsley, chives, basil, red pepper, garlic, olive oil, and vinegar in a bowl, and add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Season the steak with a teaspoon of salt and half a teaspoon of pepper.
  • Heat the skillet over a medium heat and add the oil.
  • Cook the steak in the skillet for 4-5 minutes, flip it over and cook on the other side for around 3-4 minutes. Allow to rest.
  • Slice the steak thinly, cutting against the grain, and serve with the eggs and parsley mixture.

6. Mouthwatering Filet Mignon

Filet Mignon has long had a reputation as the king of steaks – and this mouthwatering recipe will help you to see why!

Ingredients

  • 6 ounces filet mignon ( about 2 inches thick)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp freshly ground pepper 
  • 2 tbsps butter 
  • 2 cloves smashed garlic 
  • 2 sprigs rosemary sprigs thyme

Directions

  • Remove steaks from the fridge and allow them to come to room temperature while you preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. 
  • Brush both sides of the steak with salt and pepper.
  • Add garlic, rosemary, butter, and thyme to a pan, and heat over medium-high to high heat.
  • When the butter is melted, add the steaks and sear for 2-3 minutes on each side. Keep the pan moving to prevent the butter from melting.
  • Finish cooking in an oven, and remove once desired level of brownness is achieved – usually 10 minutes.
  • Allow steaks to rest in the pan for 5 minutes before serving.

7. Tasty Grilled Tri-Tip

A cut that is often overlooked in favor of “trendier” steaks, this recipe will reinvest tri-tip and offers delicious results.

Ingredients

  • 2.5 lbs tri-tip
  • 2 tbsps Girl Carnivore’s Oohmami
  • 2 tbsps Jalapeno Lime Pilsner Rub

Directions

  • Season the steak with umami powder, and coat in jalapeno pilsner rub on all sides.
  • Bring the steak to room temperature for around 20 minutes, or place in the fridge for 6 hours.
  • Grill steak for around 45 minutes.
  • Add the steak to a pan or hot grill, and sear to allow a crust to form.
  • Rest the steak for 15 to 20 minutes, slice against the grain, and serve.

8. Steak With A Chimichurri Twist

Three is a common assumption that chimichurri is purely for chicken and fish dishes, but as this amazing recipe will attest – it is also incredible on steak.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsps red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup chopped parsley
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 2 small red chilies or 1 red chili, deseeded and chopped
  • 3/4 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 – 1 level tsp salt 
  • 1/2 tsp pepper 
  • 4 steaks of your choice
  • Extra salt for seasoning
  • Olive oil

Directions

  • Combine ingredients in a bowl, and sit for 5-10 minutes.
  • Season steaks with olive oil and salt, and grill on both sides over medium to high heat for 2-3 minutes for medium-rare, 4-5 minutes for medium, and 4-5 minutes for well done.
  • Add steaks to a tray and allow to rest for 5 minutes.
  • Add chimichurri to a dip bowl, and serve to the side of the steaks – steak can be dipped in or the chimichurri poured over.

9. Garlic Butter Steak Bites

Keen to try your steak bite-sized? Well, we have the perfect recipe to whet your taste buds!

Ingredients

  • 1.5 lbs steak cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 6 Tbsp butter
  • 4 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1/4 cup parsley, chopped
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Directions

  • Add oil to the pan, and heat over a high heat. Add the steak bites, salt, and pepper to season.
  • Cook for 2 minutes, then stir and cook for another 2-3 minutes. Remove to a plate to rest.
  • Turn the heat down to medium, and add the butter to melt. Add parsley and garlic, and allow to cook for 1 minute, stirring regularly.
  • Remove the pan from the heat, add the steak bites, and toss to finish.

10. Affordable Swiss-Style Steak

For enjoying delicious steak on a budget, there is no way to go wrong with this affordable, simple recipe.

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds bottom round steak, sliced into 1/2″ thick slices
  • 1 tsp salt or to taste
  • 1 tsp pepper or to taste
  • ½ cup flour all-purpose
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 2 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce 
  • 1 tbsp parsley freshly chopped

Directions

  • Use a meat tenderizer or fork to add holes to both sides of each slice of steak. Add salt and pepper to each slice of beef.
  • Add flour to a shallow bowl, and dredge each slice of beef.
  • Add 2 tablespoons of oil to a pan, and heat over medium-high heat. Add the steak, and cook for 4-5 minutes on each side. Remove the steak and set to one side.
  • Add the rest of the oil to the pan, and cook the onions for 3-4 minutes. Add the garlic and cook for another 30 seconds.
  • Stir in the tomato paste to the mixture, and cook for 1 minute before adding the broth, Italian seasoning, diced tomatoes, and Worcestershire sauce, mixing everything together.
  • Allow the mixture to come to a boil, then reduce to a simmer and add the meat. Cover the mixture, and cook for 1.5 hours, stirring occasionally.
  • Add salt and pepper as desired, and add a parsley garnish to serve.

11. Seared New York Steak With Red Wine

Looking for something a little fancier for a dinner party? Then this New York-style steak is the perfect option.

Ingredients

  • 4 New York Strip Steaks
  • 1 cup red wine
  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons dark brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil divided
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tbsps rosemary chopped
  • 2 tsp coarse sea salt

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees F
  • Combine balsamic vinegar, brown sugar, and wine together in a pan, and stir well. Continue to heat over a medium to high heat until boiling.
  • Reduce to a simmer and continue to cook until the sauce reduces by around half, and has become thick and syrup-like.
  • Add olive oil to each steak, top with salt, rosemary, and garlic, and allow to marinate for 30 minutes.
  • Heat a skillet over a high heat for around 4 to 5 minutes, and then add the rest of the oil and the steaks.
  • Sear each steak for around a minute and a half, and then place the steaks in the oven for between 4 and 5 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven, allow to rest, and then slice and serve with the red wine and balsamic vinegar.

12. Filet Mignon In Mushroom Sauce

Add a delicious twist to a classic filet mignon with this mouthwatering mushroom dish.

Ingredients

  • 4 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 16 oz baby bella mushrooms, thickly sliced
  • 1 diced onion
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp dry thyme
  • 24 oz filet mignon, 6-8 oz each, about 1 1/2″ thick
  • 1/2 cup dry red wine
  • 1 1/2 cups beef broth
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • 1 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper

Directions

  • Add 2 tablespoons of butter and 1 teaspoon of oil to a pan, and cook over medium to high heat. Add the mushrooms and cook for 6 minutes, then add the onions and cook for another 3 minutes, stirring regularly.
  • Add the thyme, garlic, and pepper to the pan, and cook for around 2 minutes.
  • Transfer the mushrooms to a plate.
  • Use a teaspoon of salt and ¼ teaspoon of black pepper to season the steaks, add to the pan, and cook with 2 tablespoons of butter, and 1 tablespoon of oil.
  • Add the steaks, and sear for 3-5 minutes on each side.
  • Add steaks to the plate with mushrooms.
  • Add ½ cup of red wine and boil down until reduced. Add 1 ½ cups of beef broth, and boil for around 5-7 minutes. Add ½ cup of cream and boil for 2 minutes.
  • Add the mushrooms and steaks to the pan, and heat through.
  • Remove from heat and serve with thyme.

13. Steak Tacos

Enjoy steak in a slightly different way with these need-to-try tacos!

Ingredients

  • 2 steaks
  • 8 medium tortillas
  • 1/2 cup chimichurri sauce 
  • 1 avocado, chopped
  • 1 cup tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 cup lettuce, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese crumbled
  • 1 lime cut into wedges

Directions

  • Cook the steaks on a skillet or grill, and allow to rest for 10 minutes.
  • Toast the tortillas for around 30 seconds per side.
  • Slice the steak into long, thin strips and place a few of each on each tortilla. Drizzle with chimichurri sauce and other toppings as desired.

14. Sous Vide Flat Iron Steak

With a tasty Creole finish, this is a unique and delicious way to enjoy your favorite steak.

Ingredients

  • Vacuum Sealer
  • Food Safe Bag
  • Sous Vide Machine
  • Flat iron steak
  • 1 cup Tony Chachere’s Pourable Steakhouse Marinade
  • 3 tbsp Creole seasoning
  • 2 tbsp butter

Directions

  • Start by adding the marinade to the steak, and leave for between 6-8 hours.
  • Prep the sous vide machine and the flat iron, using the creole seasoning.
  • Place the flat iron into a bag and seal to remove air pockets.
  • Submerge the stew in the water, and wait for 1 hour.
  • Remove from the water and the bag, leaving the juices
  • Cook butter in a skillet over medium-high heat, and add the steak. Drizzle over the seasoning and sear for 3-5 minutes on each side.
  • Rest for 10 minutes and serve.

15. Korean Beef Bulgogi

If you are a fan of Asian food, why not combine this with a classic steak in this easy-to-follow recipe?

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds flank steak
  • 2 tbsps vegetable oil 
  • 2 green onions (thinly sliced)
  • 1 tsp toasted sesame seeds

For Marinade

  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 3 tbsps light brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 5 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 tbsp freshly grated ginger
  • 1/2 cup Asian pear (grated)
  • 1/8 tsp red pepper flakes

Directions

  • Slice the steak across the grain into slices around ½ inch thick.
  • Combine the marinade ingredients into a medium bowl, and then add to a Ziploc bag and add the steak. Marinade overnight, turning occasionally.
  • Heat a tablespoon of vegetable oil over a skillet, and then add the steak slices in a layer, cooking for 2-3 minutes per side.
  • Add the rest of the vegetable oil and cook
  • Serve immediately.

16. Steak Gorgonzola Flatbread

Get the whole family involved with cooking with this easy-to-create steak gorgonzola flatbread (see also ‘What Does Gorgonzola Actually Taste Like?‘)!

Ingredients

  • 1 store-bought pizza or flatbread shell
  • 8 oz top sirloin steak (about 1 inch thick)
  • 1 cup gorgonzola cheese sub burrata (see also ‘6 Delicious And Creamy Substitutes For Burrata Cheese‘), buffalo mozzarella, or goat cheese if you’d like
  • 1 small red onion, sliced
  • 8 oz mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/2 red pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup Arugula
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F, and add salt and pepper to season the steak. Grill the steak for 2 minutes, remove it from the oven and allow to rest for 10 minutes before slicing.
  • Add oil to a skillet and cook the mushrooms for 3-4 minutes. Add the pepper and onion, season with salt and pepper, and saute for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the pizza to the oven and cook for 1-2 minutes per side. Remove from the oven, and add steak, cheese, and toppings of choice.

17. Flank Steak Fajitas

Bring a Mexican twist to any dinner party with these tasty flank steak fajitas.

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp chili powder
  • 1 Tbsp smoked paprika
  • 1 Tbsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1/4 to 1/2 tsp red chili flakes
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper

For Steak Fajitas

  • 1.5 lbs flank or skirt steak, cut into thin strips
  • 1 onion, sliced into strips
  • 1/2 each of colored bell peppers (red, yellow, orange, green), cut into strips
  • 4-5 garlic, chopped
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • Salt & Pepper to taste

Directions

  • Add the fajita ingredients to a bowl and mix well. Add to the steak along with cilantro, lime juice, Worcestershire sauce, oil, and garlic, and chill for between 2 and 8 hours.
  • Heat oil in a skillet, and add peppers and onions with a teaspoon of seasoning, cooking for between 5 and 6 minutes.
  • Add 2 tablespoons of butter and add steak strips.
  • Sear on a high flame, and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Arrange the fajitas and serve.

18. The Perfect Ribeye

Looking to bring that perfect ribeye to life? Then we have the recipe you need.

Ingredients

  • 1 (24-ounce) bone-in ribeye steak, 2-inch-thick, at room temperature
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 tbsp canola oil
  • 3 tbsps unsalted butter
  • 3 cloves garlic, smashed
  • 3 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 2 sprigs fresh rosemary

Directions

  • Heat a skillet over medium-high heat for around 2 minutes, and then add oil.
  • Place the steak in the skillet and cook for around 12-14 minutes, turning every couple of minutes.
  • Reduce the heat, and add herbs and butter to the skillet, cooking for around 1 minute.
  • Add butter mixture to the steak and cook for 1-2 minutes, turning once.
  • Remove from the heat and allow to rest for 15 minutes.
  • Slice and serve.

19. Steak Kebabs

Bring something new to a summertime dinner with these delicious steak kebabs!

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 2 1/2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 2 tsp Dijon
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper

For Kebabs

  • 1 3/4 lbs sirloin steak (look for thicker steaks), cut into 1 1/4 inch pieces
  • 8 oz small mushrooms, halved
  • 3 colored bell peppers cut into 1 1/4-inch piece
  • 1 large red onion, diced
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • Salt 
  • Ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 10 wooden skewer sticks for kebabs

Directions

  • Mix marinade ingredients in a bowl.
  • Place the steak in a gallon-size bag, and then pour marinade over the steak and allow it to sit for between 3 and 6 hours.
  • Preheat the oven to 425 degrees, and drizzle the vegetables with oil.
  • Add salt, pepper, and garlic to the vegetables, and then layer veggies and steaks onto kebab sticks in the preferred order.
  • Place the kebabs on the grill and cook for 8-9 minutes.

20. Argentinian Flank Steak

Enjoy an Argentinian twist on a classic steak with this easy-to-follow recipe.

Ingredients

  • 2-pound flank steak
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 5 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup cilantro chopped
  • 1/4 cup parsley chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 hard-boiled eggs
  • 1/2 green bell pepper, sliced
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, sliced

Directions

  • Slice the steak open in a butterfly effect.
  • Make the chimichurri by mixing cilantro, oil, garlic, salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes in a bowl. Spread this across the steak and brush it evenly.
  • Place the quartered eggs in three rows across the steak, and then repeat this with the sliced peppers. Roll the meat over the filling, and tie to hold everything together. Season the outside with salt and pepper.
  • Grill on either side for around 4 to 5 minutes per side for around 20 minutes altogether.
  • Allow to rest for 15 minutes, slice, and serve.

21. Cube Steaks With Mushroom Sauce

Looking to enjoy steak and mushroom, but bored of the usual recipes? Well, we have the solution!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tbsps olive oil
  • 1 pound cube steaks

Mushroom Gravy

  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 onion sliced
  • 6 oz mushrooms sliced
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1 package onion soup mix
  • 1 tsp cornstarch
  • 1 tbsp water

Directions

  • Add pepper, salt, flour, onion, and garlic to a small bowl, and then add the cube steak and cover all the sides.
  • Add the oil to a skillet, and cook the cube steak for around 3-4 minutes on each side. Remove and set to one side.
  • Create the mushroom gravy by adding the onions and olive oil, and sauteeing for 4-5 minutes until the mushrooms are golden.
  • Add the onion soup mix and beef broth and mix until dissolved, and then add the water and cornstarch to the gravy.
  • Add the cube steaks to the gravy and simmer until thick.

22. Chicken Steak And Gravy

Try something totally different – but entirely delicious – with this amazing chicken steak topped with gravy!

Ingredients

  • 4 cube steaks (about 1/3 lb each)
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp fresh ground black pepper, divided
  • 2 tsp kosher salt or sea salt, divided
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk
  • 2 tsp Tabasco Sauce
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup vegetable oil

Chicken Fried Steak Gravy

  • 4 tbsp grease
  • 4 tbsp flour
  • 2 to 3 cups whole milk
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  • Add the paprika, a teaspoon each of salt and pepper, flour, onion powder, baking soda, baking powder, and garlic powder to a bowl and set to one side.
  • Assume the Tabasco sauce, buttermilk, and eggs to another bowl, whisk together, and set aside.
  • Season the steaks with a teaspoon each of salt and pepper and let sit for 5 minutes. Then, dredge the steak into the flour mixture, followed by the buttermilk mixture, and the flour mixture again. Shake off excess.
  • Add cubes to a sheet pan and sit for 10 minutes, while preheating the oven to 250 degrees F.
  • Heat vegetable oil over a medium, high heat, and then add the steaks, frying for 3-3 minutes per side.
  • Remove from the pan, drain, and place in the oven.
  • Remove grease from the pan, and then add 4 tablespoons back in, whisking in the flour until golden brown.
  • Add the cream and milk to the skillet slowly, whisking continuously until the gravy simmers. Cook for 5-7 minutes and season with salt and pepper.
  • Add to the steak and serve.

23. Peruvian Steak Stir Fry

For a stir-fry with a twist, check out this delicious Peruvian-style dish.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound beef cut into thin slices
  • 5 tbsp low sodium soy sauce (see also ‘13 Tasty Low-Sodium Recipes‘)
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced or grated
  • 1 tbsp oyster sauce 
  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1tbsp Aji Amarillo paste
  • 1 tsp cornstarch
  • 1 medium red onion, sliced into ½-inch wedges
  • 3 Roma tomatoes, seeds removed and sliced into ½-inch wedges
  • Sliced scallions/chopped cilantro, for serving
  • Oil
  • Cooked French fries + rice, for serving

Directions

  • Marinate by adding a tablespoon of soy sauce and half the garlic to the beef and marinate for 5-7 minutes.
  • Add the rest of the sauce, red wine vinegar, and oyster sauce to a small bowl. Add cornstarch and Aji Amarillo paste, whisk and set to one side.
  • Add a tablespoon of oil to a skillet and brown the beef for 1-2 minutes on each side. Remove to a placate and add the onions to the pan, cooking for one minute before adding the garlic and the rest of the tomatoes, sauteeing for a minute.
  • Add the beef to the pan with the french fries, drizzle with the sauce, and toss.
  • Top with scallions and serve with warm rice.

24. Steak With Spinach, Tomato, and Feta

Add a summery vibe to your steak dish with this tomato and cheese-based option.

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds flank steak, butterflied
  • 3 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 1 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 cup sun-dried tomatoes in olive oil
  • 2 to 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp dried basil
  • 1/2 tsp fresh ground pepper
  • 1 1/3 cups pasta tomato sauce or marinara sauce, divided
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • Salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • Chopped fresh parsley, for garnish

Directions

  • Butterfly the steak with a sharp knife.
  • Add the spinach, cheese, tomatoes, basil, garlic, and pepper to a mixing bowl, and mix well.
  • Add ½ of a cup of the tomato sauce over the steak, and top with the spinach mixture.
  • Roll the flank and secure with twine. Brush with oil, and season with salt and pepper.
  • Add the rest of the tomato mixture to the top and the edges of the steak, and bake for between 35 and 40 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat and allow it to rest for 10 minutes.
  • Remove the twine, slice, and serve with fresh parsley.

25. Mongolian Beef

Expand your taste buds with this delicious steak dish, based on the flavors of Mongolia.

Ingredients

  • 1.5 lbs flank steak
  • 1/2 onion
  • 5 green onions
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 1.5 tbsp chopped ginger
  • 4 dried red chilis
  • 4 Tbsp oil, divided

For The Marinade

  • 1 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp Chinese wine (optional)
  • 6 tsp cornstarch or 1 tsp xanthan gum
  • 1 tsp baking soda

For The Sauce

  • 1/2 cup soy sauce or tamari sauce (see also ‘5 Tamari Substitutes‘)
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock
  • 1/4 cup Chinese wine (optional)
  • 5 Tbsp brown sugar (see note 1 for keto options)
  • 1 Tbsp cornstarch or 1/2 tsp xanthan gum
  • 2 Tbsp water

Directions

  • Slice the beef thinly, and add to the marinade ingredients in a large bowl. Mix all the elements together well.
  • Chop the opinions, separating white and green, and chop the garlic and ginger. Cut the chilis into strips.
  • Mix the chicken stock, soy sauce, Chinese wine, and brown sugar together. Then, mix the cornstarch and water in a separate bowl.
  • Add soil and the meat strips to a wok, and sear for around 3-4 minutes per side. Remove and add to a plate.
  • Heat the remaining oil and add the onion, stirring, and cooking until softened. Add the red chili, garlic, and ginger and stir, and then add the sauce mixture, including the cornstarch. Mix together and allow to simmer.
  • Add the meat and the green onions
  • Serve hot with rice.

26. Smothered Round Steak

Enjoy a steak disk smothered with flavor with this simple but delicious dish.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 ½ – 2 lbs of beef round steak, boneless
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 8 ounces mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 sweet onion, sliced
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 ½ cups low-sodium beef broth
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tbsp dry onion soup mix
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 1 sprig fresh rosemary
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch mixed with 1 tablespoon of cold water
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Optional garnish: chopped fresh parsley or thyme

Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F
  • Heat a tablespoon of olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat, and add the steak. Cook for 5 minutes on each side, and remove from the pan to set aside.
  • Reduce the heat to medium and add the butter. Add the onions and mushrooms and cook for around 5 minutes, before adding the garlic and cooking for around 30 seconds.
  • Add the Worcestershire sauce and broth and stir well, and then add the steaks and juices. 
  • Sprinkle dry onion powder over, and add rosemary and thyme.
  • Cover the dish, and bake for 2 ½ to 3 hours before removing and covering with foil to keep warm. Remove the herb sprigs.
  • Thicken the gravy over a medium-high heat, and then add half the cornstarch to thicken further. 
  • Slice the steaks, cutting against the grain, and spoon the gravy over the top.
  • Serve with mashed potatoes, rice, or noodles.

27. Garlic Steak And Potato Foil Wraps

Enjoy tasty steak-based potatoes with this easy-to-follow recipe.

Ingredients

  • 2-2 ½ pounds top sirloin steak 
  • 1 pound baby potatoes – quartered 
  • 3 tbsps olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste 
  • 1 tbsps garlic
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp oregano (dried)
  • 1 tsp parsley (dried)
  • 1 tsp thyme (dried)
  • Fresh thyme or parsley for topping

Directions

  • Add salt, pepper, garlic, steak, potatoes, and seasonings to a bowl, and toss to combine together.
  • Divide the steak and the potatoes between four sections of foil, and wrap the foil around the contents.
  • Grill the foil packs over a high heat for 10 minutes on each side
  • Garnish with fresh parsley or thyme and serve.

28. Steak And Fajita Roll-Ups

Add a spicy twist to your steak with this delicious fajita dish!

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsps olive oil
  • 1 red bell pepper cut into strips
  • 1 green bell pepper cut into strips
  • 1 yellow bell pepper cut into strips
  • 1/2 onion cut into strips
  • 1 bunch asparagus cut in half
  • 1 fajita seasoning 
  • 1 flank steak, sliced in half

Directions

  • Add the olive oil to a skillet and cook the peppers, asparagus, and onion over a medium to high heat. Add a teaspoon of the fajita seasoning, and saute until tender. Remove from the heat and place to one side.
  • Slice the flank in half lengthwise, add the veggies to the center, and roll up to secure.
  • Add the steak roll up to the fajita seasoning, and cook on both sides for 2-3 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat and serve.

29. Bacon-Wrapped Filet Mignon With Shrimp

If you love your steak with a little extra crunch, then this bacon-wrapped dish is the perfect solution.

Ingredients

  • 4 8oz filet mignon set in room temperature for 30 minutes
  • 1-2 tbsps Montreal Steak Spice
  • 4 slices of bacon
  • 1 lb wild caught shrimp raw, peeled & deveined
  • 2 tbsps of butter
  • 1 tbsps olive oil
  • 6 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp white wine 
  • 2 tbsp parsley, chopped
  • 4 slices lemon for serving

Directions

  • Season each side of the steak with spices, and wrap a slice of bacon around, fixing this in place with a toothpick.
  • Preheat the grill, and then grill the steak for around 8-10 minutes on each side.
  • Melt the butter and oil in a skillet, and then add the garlic. Sautee for one minute and stir, and then add the shrimp, cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper, and cook for 2-3 minutes on one side, before flipping to the other side and sauteeing for 1-2 minutes.
  • Remove from the heat and add parsley, before serving over the potato, asparagus, and steak.

30. Steak And Pepper Kebab

Enjoy a tasty summer treat, and bring a touch of color to any barbeque with this tasty kebab dish.

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds sirloin steak
  • 1 packet McCormick Grill Mates® Montreal Steak® Marinade
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tbsps red wine vinegar
  • 3-4 bell peppers of various colors seeded

Directions

  • Cut the steak into 1-inch cubes. Whisk the marinade ingredients with water, oil, and vinegar, and out ¼ of the cup to one side. Add the meat to a large bowl with the rest of the marinade, and leave for at least 30 minutes.
  • Remove the meat from the marinade, discard the remaining marinade, and then chop the peppers into 1-inch pieces.
  • Thread the steak with the peppers on a stick, and then grill over medium to high heat, basting with the remaining marinade.

31. Steak And Onion Dish

Steak and onion is a classic combo – but this dish will help you take your tastebuds to the next level!

Ingredients

  • 1.5 lbs flank steak
  • 1 Sazon Goya con culantro y achiote packet
  • 1 tsp adobo seasoning
  • 3 Tbsp sofrito
  • 3 Tbsp vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp garlic, chopped
  • 2 tsp oregano
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil

For The Bistec Encebollado

  • 8 oz tomato sauce
  • 2 Tbsp sofrito
  • 2 Tbsp oil
  • 2 onions, sliced or cut into rings
  • 1 tbsp butter

Directions

  • Combine the marinade ingredients, and then cut the steak into strips. Marinate for a minimum of 4-5 hours.
  • Heat oil in the skillet on a medium-high heat, and seat the steak on both of the sides until brown. Add the marinade, along with 1.5 cups of water, and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Stir in the sofrito and tomato sauce, cover, and cook for 40-45 minutes, stirring occasionally. 
  • Saute the onion rings, and add these to the cooked steak in the last 5 minutes.
  • Serve with rice 

32. Steak Diane

Steak Diane is another classic favorite, but this amazing recipe will help you kick things up a 

notch and enjoy an amazing, mouthwatering meal.

Ingredients

  • 2 filet steaks 
  • 25g butter
  • 1 thyme sprig
  • ½ tsp cracked black pepper
  • 1 large or 2 small shallots, peeled and chopped
  • 3 tbsp brandy
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 200ml strong beef stock
  • 3 tbsp crème fraîche
  • 1 tbsp chopped tarragon

Directions

  • Season the steaks with salt on both sides.
  • Heat the butter over a medium-high heat, and add the thyme. Add the steaks, and turn every minute over the course of 6-10 minutes, depending on your preference. Remove from the heat and leave to rest.
  • Scatter the pepper over the butter and thyme, toss for 1 minute, and stir in the shallots, cooking these for another minute.
  • Increase the heat, and splash the brandy in to flambe the shallots. Then, reduce the heat and add the Worcestershire sauce and mustard. Allow to cook for a minute, add the stock, and bring to a boil for two minutes.
  • Add the creme fraiche (see also ‘6 Substitutes For Creme Fraiche‘), and simmer until creamy.
  • Remove the thyme sprig and return the steak to the pan, adding the sauce to the top.
  • Add the tarragon if desired and serve.

33. Pastrami-Style Steak And Mustard

Enjoy a delicious, deli-inspired twist on a traditional steak.

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp mustard – English tends to be best
  • 2 x 250g steaks – opt for ribeye or sirloin
  • Oil 
  • 50g butter
  • 150g sauerkraut

Directions

  • Combine the mustard and mayonnaise and set to one side.
  • Add oil and butter to a pan and cook on a high heat before adding the steaks. Cook for 1-2 minutes on each side, continuing this for up to 10 minutes, depending on your preferences.
  • When cooked, add to a board and allow to rest.
  • Cook the sauerkraut in the pan with the steak juice for 3-4 minutes, and serve with the steaks and mustard mayo.

34. Surf And Turf

Surf and turf is a long-lasting favorite – and this recipe will help you to understand why!

Ingredients

  • 12 raw prawns
  • 1 lime
  • 2 teaspoons Keralan spice paste
  • olive oil
  • 1 x 3 cm-thick sirloin steak 
  • 2 flatbreads, to serve
  • 2 limes
  • 1 Scotch bonnet 
  • 1 mango
  • 1 carrot
  • 4 spring onions
  • 1 handful of roasted cashew nuts
  • ½ a bunch of fresh mint
  • ½ a fresh coconut 

Directions

  • Prepare the prawns by peeling off the inner shell, leaving the heads and tail intact.
  • Make the marinade with the lemon juice, spice paste, and 1 tablespoon of oil, mixing this well. Add the prawns, and set them aside for 30 minutes to 1 hour.
  • Rub the steak with ½ a tablespoon of oil, black pepper, and sea salt, and place on the grill for 5 minutes.
  • Cook for 4 minutes on each side, remove and place on a plate to rest.
  • Cook the prawns for 3 minutes on each side.
  • Prepare a salad with lime juice, 2 tablespoons of olive oil, and a pinch of salt and pepper.
  • Peel, destone and chop the mango and add to the bowl, along with grated carrot, sliced spring onions, and cashew nuts.
  • Slice the mint leaves and remove the coconut flesh from the shell, grating this into the mixture with the mint leaves, and toss everything well.
  • Serve the steak and prawns with salad and warmed flatbreads.

35. Mexican-Style Steak

Perfect if you prefer your food spicy – this will really get your taste buds going!

Ingredients

  • 1 x 3cm sirloin steak 
  • 1 potato 
  • 3 fresh green chilies
  • Olive oil
  • ½ a bunch of fresh coriander
  • ½ a bunch of fresh mint,
  • ½ a clove of garlic
  • 1 red chili
  • 2 spring onions
  • 1 ripe tomato, on the vine
  • 1 lime
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • 50 g peanuts – preferably unsalted
  • 25 g sesame seeds
  • ½ teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 sprig of fresh thyme
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ a dried smoked chipotle chili
  • 1 tablespoon tequila
  • 1-2 limes
  • ½ a fresh green chili

Directions

  • Remove a few leaves from the coriander, and then chop the rest. Repeat this with the mint leaves.
  • Chop the onions, chili, garlic, and tomato, and mix with the herbs, chopping until all is very fine.
  • Add lime juice and oil to a bowl, and add salt and pepper, along with the chopped ingredients.
  • Create the sauce by adding the seeds and nuts into a pan over a medium heat. Add garlic, oregano, and thyme, and then add the chili. Toast everything for a few minutes.
  • Add to a blender with water, tequila, lime juice, fresh chili, black pepper, and salt, and blend until smooth. Set aside once done.
  • Cut the potatoes into 1cm thick slices, and then remove the fat from the steak. Place the fat into a cold pan, and cook over medium heat until golden. Add the chilies and potatoes and cook for 7-8 minutes on each side. Add the potatoes to a plate and keep warm in the oven.
  • Add salt and pepper to season the steak, and cook it in the pan for around 7 minutes. Remove from the heat, drizzle with oil and allow to rest.
  • Spread the sauce on a platter, and place the steak on top to serve.

Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Cook A Steak?

You can cook a steak rare, medium rare, or well done, depending on your preferences -to the longer you cook, the more done the meat will be.

What Do I Use To Season My Steak?

Salt is perfect for seasoning a steak, and other herbs can also be used depending on your preferences.

36 Must-Try Steak Recipes For The Whole Family

36 Must-Try Steak Recipes For The Whole Family

Recipe by Jenna
Course: Dinner
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