19 Easy Steak Recipes You'll Want to Make Again and Again

Grilled Balsamic Flank Steak With Peppers and Onions
Photo: Petrina Tinslay

We love a steak seasoned with simply salt and pepper, but sometimes a little creativity is welcome. That's why we're sharing this collection of dinner ideas with steak that feature a variety of cooking techniques, marinades, sauces, and compound butters.

Do you have a favorite cut of steak? Whether you cook flank or sirloin on the regular, or turn to a ribeye or porterhouse for a special meal, you'll find recipes you can rely on here and inspiration for your next steak dinner.

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Perfect Grilled Steak


There are just three simple steps to preparing a perfect steak, be it a porterhouse, flank, or rib-eye. Season your steak, oil your grill, set it to medium-high, and sear. Perfection takes about eight minutes.

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Steak and Eggs

steak and eggs served with toast
Bryan Gardner

In our take on this diner classic, flank steak is topped with scallion relish and served alongside eggs cooked sunny side up and your choice of buttered toast or potatoes.

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Flat-Iron Steak au Poivre

Bryan Gardner

Coat flat-iron steak with "poivre" (that's French for pepper) and top with a rich cognac-cream sauce for this bistro classic.

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Grilled Porterhouse with Brown Butter and Horseradish

grilled porterhouse with brown butter and horseradish
Christopher Testani

In our version of Tuscany's "bistecca alla Fiorentina," we're topping grilled porterhouse steak with celery and olives, in addition to the usual arugula garnish.

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Seared Strip Steaks with Braised Peppers and Onion

seared strip steaks with braised peppers and onions
Marcus Nilsson

A quick sear gives this strip steak a crisp, smoky exterior. The vegetables are sautéed in the same pan so they sop up all the flavor left in the pan from the beef.

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Curried Steak with Scallion Rice and Peas

Curried Steak with Scallion Rice and Peas
Ren Fuller

Lean flank steak is quickly marinated in Massman curry paste, then cooked on the stovetop in this dinner recipe that's completed by steamed rice with scallions, sugar snap peas, and an easy pan sauce made with the same curry paste.

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Steakhouse Wedge with Warm Tomato Vinaigrette

Bryan Gardner

For a true steakhouse experience in your own home, try this riff on the classic. We use hangar steak and a warm tomato vinaigrette replaces the usual bacon and blue cheese dressing for the iceberg wedge salad. It's so good!

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Grilled Balsamic Flank Steak With Peppers and Onions

Grilled Balsamic Flank Steak With Peppers and Onions
Petrina Tinslay

Marinate ahead, cook it quick, and slice it thin—this lean flank steak is great for a party. We like that this recipe can be doubled or tripled depending on the size of your crowd.

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Grilled Skirt-Steak Salad

grilled skirt-steak salad topped with feta
Con Poulos

This salad gets most of its flavor from grilled skirt steak, which is flame-kissed alongside corn and onions. The ingredients are then layered on top of a crunchy bed of romaine and topped with salty feta and tangy vinaigrette.

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Pan-Seared Steak with Salsa Verde


Chopped parsley, minced shallots, and capers combine with vinegar and mustard to form a fresh, vibrant salsa verde to pair with pan-seared strip steak.

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Seared Flat-Iron Steaks with Wine Sauce


A dry, full-bodied cabernet sauvignon beautifully complements seared flat-iron steaks—especially when utilized in the sauce.

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Soy-Marinated Flank Steak

Soy-Marinated Flank Steak
Marcus Nilsson

A rich marinade of brown sugar, Worcestershire, soy, and red pepper flakes gives flank steak a hearty flavor. This one takes a little more time though—you should marinate the steak for an hour or two before grilling for optimal flavor absorption.

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Coriander-Crusted Hanger Steak


A fragrant blend of crushed coriander and bay leaves lends this hanger steak its complex flavor.

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Spiced Steak Kebabs

John Kernick

Brushed with a light cumin- and coriander-infused oil, these sirloin steak kebabs bring a whole new set of flavors to your grill—especially when cooked alongside red bell pepper, onion, and button mushrooms.

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Pepper-Crusted Filet Mignon


Juicy filet mignon isn't solely in the domain of top chefs. To whip up your very own restaurant-quality steaks, use extra coarse salt and pepper for maximum flavor and significant crunch. This one is best served with a red wine sauce!

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Rib Eye with Jalapeño Butter

rib eye with jalapeno butter on a wooden surface
Elizabeth Cecil

A grilled rib-eye for two makes a special meal. The jalapeño compound butter served with the steak has a rich, subtly spicy flavor.

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Flank Steak with Lime Marinade

flank steak with lime marinade

Bring a lightness to flank steak with this bright, spicy medley of lime juice, soy sauce, scallions, ginger, and red pepper.

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Grilled Steak with Tomatoes and Scallions


Grilled tomatoes and scallions get tossed in balsamic vinegar to create a sweet and savory topping for grilled steak.

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Sirloin Steak with Spinach and Onions

Sirloin Steak with Spinach and Onions
Chris Simpson

A one-pan meal you'll never grow tired of, sirloin steak shares a skillet with spinach, onions, and sun-dried tomatoes—the ingredients are broiled until tender and golden brown. For a briny finish, the steak is topped with a simple olive relish.

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