Craving a good steak but don’t want to spend $$ at the steakhouse? Seared, broiled, baked, or grilled, nothing beats a good steak meal. With this collection of recipes, you can cook up the perfect steak to satisfy your red meat cravings.
From simple salads and pizzas to stuffed flank steak and stir-fry’s, these recipes will spark your culinary imagination and deliver perfectly tender and juicy steak every time!
#1. Big Steak Salad
Take the humble salad up a few notches with rib-eye strip steak! Marinate the steak in canola oil, red wine, balsamic vinegar, Worcestershire, and soy sauce, along with spices, and grill it to medium-rare. Add it to a plate of fresh veggies with onion strings and candied pecans and serve immediately.
This Caprese-inspired dish — cooked with pan-fried sirloin steak, mozzarella, halved grape tomatoes, fresh chopped basil, and arugula/spinach — is perfect for a romantic date night. Plate the steak and the tomato mix over arugula/spinach and serve with a glass of Malbec or Cabernet.
This recipe combines red wine vinegar in cilantro sauce along with corn, spinach, salsa, and crumbled or shredded cheese to create an ultra-satisfying flank steak taco bowl that’s perfect for busy weeknights. You can also store it in the refrigerator for a quick lunch the next day.
#4. Easy Swiss Steak
An incredibly delicious yet inexpensive cut of steak, Swiss steak is pounded into tenderness, coated with flour seasoned with paprika, garlic powder, salt, and pepper, then simmered in a creamy tomato gravy. To make a hearty dinner, serve it over rice, mashed potatoes, or noodles.
Make this easy and tasty Lo Mein in just 20 minutes! Cook thinly sliced tender flank steak with broccoli florets, shredded carrots, and lo mein or spaghetti noodles and toss them in a delicious sauce made with brown sugar soy sauce, hoisin sauce, sesame oil, ginger, ground pepper, and red pepper. This simple recipe brings out the most amazing flavors!
Here’s an easy way to savor juicy steak in a bite-sized form. To make, grill the steak for about 4-5 minutes before smothering it in a delectable garlic butter sauce and watch them disappear from your dinner table. Ready in just 15 minutes, serve with a side of mashed potatoes, crusty bread, or pasta.
Season the rib-eye steak with olive oil, sea salt, and black pepper, then grill each side until medium-rare. Serve with herb butter and creamy mushrooms made with unsalted butter, all-purpose flour, beef broth, heavy cream, chopped parsley and thyme, and seasonings for a comforting meal.
Bringing together all the elements of a steakhouse pizza with perfectly cooked super smoky filet, sliced and juicy mushroom caps, grilled onions, and creamy gorgonzola, it’s perfect for pizza nights. Top with arugula greens for a dash of vibrant color and pair it with a crisp, chilled wine to transform it into an epic meal.
This dinner recipe calls for marinating the steak in olive oil, lemon zest, garlic, fresh rosemary, oregano, red pepper flakes, and ground black pepper. It is then grilled to your desired doneness and served as-is or with a side of crispy grilled Tuscan potatoes and onions for a picture-perfect meal.
Spicy without being overpowering, this feisty recipe has just the right amount of Middle Eastern spices and aromas. Make it with skillet-cooked flank steak sliced on pita bread along with cucumber salad and onions with herbs on top for an incredibly flavorful meal that’ll have you reaching for seconds.
This restaurant-worthy dish is made with steak cooked to golden-brown perfection and topped with garlic butter, creating the most wonderful flavor profile. Once the steak is cooked to your liking, ladle the pan drippings over it, and serve with a flavorful mushroom sauce or sliced and served as fajitas.
Seasoned with salt, ground black pepper, and garlic powder and slow-roasted on the grill or in the oven, this mouthwatering dinner can be made in under 30 minutes. It’s tender and delicious, with a wonderful flavor profile that can be enhanced by serving it with your favorite BBQ sauce.
Want something different from grilled or seared steak? Stir fry thinly sliced flank steak with sautéed bell peppers in a savory Asian sauce simmered to your desired consistency for a burst of flavors. Serve it over a bed of steamed rice and enjoy!
#14. Rump Steak
Well-seasoned and seared to perfection, this rump steak is best served with sides like oven-baked baby potatoes, fried eggs, and a tasty BBQ sauce made with coffee, olive oil, butter, shallots, garlic, ketchup, honey, balsamic glaze or vinegar, herbs, and salt and pepper.
Surprisingly easy to make and unbelievably delicious, this recipe is made by roasting juicy skirt steak, veggies, and green beans seasoned with garlic butter in a sheet pan. Enjoy as-is or serve with a side of rice or bread.
The Argentinean herb sauce, Chimichurri, wonderfully complements the beef’s rich meaty flavor in this recipe. Every bite is fresh, zingy, and so flavorsome! You can also store the sauce in the fridge for 3 days, and it goes well with fish, chicken, and pork, too.
Marinate your steak in sauces, spices, and honey, then thread your skewers with veggies and meat and cook on a BBQ till done to your liking for the best party meal. While you can eat this delicacy on its own, we recommend serving it with rice or a green salad.
Use easily available ingredients such as frozen collard greens, tex-mex black beans, and seasonings with medium-rare skirt steak to create a simple yet refreshingly tasty meal. Serve this humble meal with couscous cooked according to package directions with a drizzle of sriracha.
#19. Steak au Poivre
This classic Fresh dish features tender NY strip steak coated with crushed peppercorns and seared to create a lovely, crispy crust. It’s paired with a buttery, shallot-specked sauce made with cognac and Worcestershire that’ll leave you wanting more. Serve with your favorite greens.
Tenderized steak sliced into strips, seasoned with Cajun seasoning, coated in flour, and fried till golden brown served with an ultra-creamy white gravy made with a combination of seasoned flour, butter, milk, salt, and pepper — you won’t be able to keep your hands off!
#21. Steak Pizzaiola
Loaded with sweet-and-savory flavors, this easy recipe features thinly-cut pan-fried beef and a delightful garlicky stewed tomato herb sauce — perfect for a quick, delicious family dinner. After the mixture has simmered to perfection, add in some fresh oregano before serving.
#22. Steak Sandwiches
Wind down a tiring day with this hefty sandwich featuring outstanding flavors! Layer tender beef slices, caramelized onion, lettuce, tomato slices, garlic aioli, and mustard over toasted Turkish bread. It makes a quick evening dinner you’ll want to revisit every time you’ve got beef in your fridge.
#23. Steakhouse Steak
Your favorite steakhouse steak made in a cast-iron skillet seared and brushed with olive oil and seasoned with salt and pepper — it’ll have you drooling at first sight! Pour a glass of Shiraz and serve the steak with a dollop of butter on top for a richer, creamier, more buttery flavor in every bite, and a side of mashed potatoes (optional).
Wine-flavored mushrooms spooned over tender steak — what’s not to like? To prepare, broil steaks with a little EVOO until medium doneness, then brush with some Worcestershire sauce and seasonings before slicing. Serve it with Burgundy sauce, parsley, and rice.
Roasted steak stuffed with a creamy blend of spinach, sun-dried tomatoes, and feta cheese and topped with your favorite sauce, this juicy recipe brings the most wonderful Mediterranean flavors to the forefront. Make it for dinner or bring this show-stopper to a Potluck and watch everyone gobble it down!
In only 20 minutes, you can have a high-protein midweek supper on the table. All you have to do is marinate and grill the flank steak, then wrap the meat and your favorite toppings in lettuce leaves, and dip or drizzle them in a delicious homemade peanut sauce.
Arguably the most tender and delectable beef cuts, filet mignon is grilled to medium-rare perfection with red wine, garlic, and thyme in this recipe. Serve it with garlicky parmesan mashed potatoes and red wine mushrooms for the perfect dinner.
This sizzling steak and veggie fajitas recipe is the ultimate crowd-pleaser. Marinate, flavor, and tenderize the skirt or flank steak in lime juice, cumin, and garlic, then add a colorful burst of vegetables and seasoning to the mix to create a tex-mex fusion. Serve it in tortillas or rice bowls with your favorite toppings to enjoy.