21 Juicy Steak Recipes

Grilled Flat Iron Steak with Charred Tomato Relish
Photo: Alison Miksch

These delicious steak recipes will bring the sizzle to your dinner table. A classic, perfectly cooked steak is enough to make anyone beam with joy. Whether you like your steak slathered in sauce or solo in all its glory, these steak recipes will keep you and your family coming back for more. Not in the mood for a standard steak? No worries. Try Skirt Steak Soft Tacos with Avocado-Corn Salsa. It's a deliciously unique dish that offers a burst of Mexican flair. If you're looking for something on the lighter side, go for the Steak-and-Bell Pepper Salad or the Grilled Steak Salad with Potatoes and Pickled Red Onion. Its versatility is one of the many reasons steak is such a fan favorite. For instance, the Beef-and-Brussels Sprouts Stir-Fry is a uniquely tangy dish that combines two classic cuisines to create one delectable masterpiece. Search through the 21 recipes and choose the one that speaks to you.

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Cast-Iron Cowboy Steak

Cast-Iron Cowboy Steak Recipe
Photo: Hector Sanchez

Recipe: Cast-Iron Cowboy Steak

This is the best way to cook a thick, juicy bone-in steak restaurant-style without smoking up the house. Use your grill to heat the cast-iron skillet; the skillet surface area promotes a more assertive flavor and better sear than grill grates, yielding a steak with the proper steak house crust.

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Watermelon-Braised Pork Shoulder Steaks

Watermelon-Braised Pork Shoulder Steaks Recipe
Stephen DeVries; Food Styling: Chelsea Zimmer; Prop Styling: Claire Spollen

Recipe: Watermelon-Braised Pork Shoulder Steaks

Pork shoulder steaks are flavored with a blend of miso, mirin, Sambal sauce, and juicy summer watermelons.

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Steak-and-Bell Pepper Salad

Steak-and-Bell Pepper Salad
Victor Protasio; Prop Styling: Audrey Davis; Food Styling: Rishon Hanners

Recipe: Steak-and-Bell Pepper Salad

This Steak-and-Bell Pepper Salad is a delicious, satisfying, and healthy meal for the entire family.

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Sheet Pan Hanger Steak and Vegetables

Sheet Pan Hanger Steak and Vegetables
Victor Protasio; Prop Styling; Heather Chadduck Hillegas; Food Styling: Emily Nabors Hall

Recipe: Sheet Pan Hanger Steak and Vegetables

Cleanup is easier than ever with this recipe; all the flavorful ingredients cook together on one sheet pan.

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Skirt Steak Soft Tacos with Avocado-Corn Salsa

Skirt Steak Soft Tacos with Avocado-Corn Salsa
Linda Pugliese; Prop Styling: Kay E. Clarke; Food Styling: Torie Cox

Spice up your weekly taco night with these steak tacos. Top them off with avocado-corn salsa for the final touch.

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Easy Steak Fajitas

Easy Steak Fajitas
Antonis Achilleos; Prop Styling: Kathleen Varner; Food Styling: Torie Cox

Recipe: Easy Steak Fajitas

Everyone can customize their fajitas. Set out an assortment of toppings such as fresh cilantro, sour cream, jalapeños, and fresh tomatoes.

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Grilled Steak Salad with Potatoes and Pickled Red Onion

Grilled Steak Salad with Potatoes and Pickled Red Onion
Antonis Achilleos; Prop Styling: Kay E. Clarke; Food Styling: Torie Cox

Grilled steak and pickled red onion come together in this salad to create a dynamite combination of flavor.

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Seared Hanger Steak with Braised Greens and Grapes Recipe

Seared Hanger Steak with Braised Greens and Grapes
Photo: Cedric Angeles; Food Styling: Tina Bell Stamos; Prop Styling: Buffy Hargett Miller

Collard greens have been a beloved part of Southern food for years, and they are the shining star of this steak recipe.

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Grilled Steak with Blistered Beans and Peppers

Grilled Steak with Blistered Beans and Peppers
Victor Protasio; Food Styling: Tina Bell Stamos; Prop Styling: Christine Keely

A boneless strip steak is one of the best cuts of meat for cooking in a cast-iron skillet.

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Steak-and-Potato Kebabs

Steak-and-Potato Kebabs
Antonis Achilleos; Prop Styling: Mindi Shapiro Levine; Food Styling: Tina Stamos

Recipe: Steak-and-Potato Kebabs

These steak-and-potato kebabs pack a punch - they are sure to satisfy the heartiest appetites.

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Grilled Steak Salad with Green Tomato Vinaigrette

Grilled Steak Salad with Green Tomato Vinaigrette
Photo: Caitlin Bensel; Prop Styling: Claire Spollen; Food Styling: Anna Hampton

Pair your favorite garden tomatoes with a zesty steak for a well-rounded dinner.

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Skirt Steak and Cauliflower Rice with Red Pepper Sauce

Skirt Steak and Cauliflower Rice with Red Pepper Sauce
Photo: Greg DuPree; Prop Styling: Mindi Shapiro Levine; Food Styling: Torie Cox

Red pepper sauce perfectly flavors the cauliflower rice and skirt steak in this recipe.

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Flank Steak Tostadas

Flank Steak Tostadas

Recipe: Flank Steak Tostadas

Forget taco night altogether and make these Flank Steak Tostadas instead.

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Sheet Pan Flank Steak, Greens, and Yukon Gold Fries

Sheet Pan Flank Steak, Greens, and Yukon Gold Fries
Greg DuPree

Recipe: Sheet Pan Flank Steak, Greens, and Yukon Gold Fries

Prep this recipe a few minutes in the morning, and you'll come home to dinner on the table in less than an hour.

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Grilled Flat Iron Steak with Charred Tomato Relish

Grilled Flat Iron Steak with Charred Tomato Relish
Alison Miksch

Recipe: Grilled Flat Iron Steak with Charred Tomato Relish

The smoky flavor of the Charred Tomato Relish is delicious on just about anything you grill: chicken, fish, or even thick slices of country bread. We love it paired with perfectly cooked grilled flat iron steak. Flat iron steak can be a tougher cut, so be sure to slice against the grain for the most tender results. Spoon tomato relish over the top.

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Steak, Sweet Potato, and Blue Cheese Salad

Steak, Sweet Potato, and Blue Cheese Salad
Greg DuPree

Recipe: Steak, Sweet Potato, and Blue Cheese Salad

Steak and sweet potatoes create a hearty dinner on their own, but top it off with rich blue cheese and this meal goes from good to great.

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Steak and Peppers with Rice

Steak and Peppers with Rice
Hector Manuel Sanchez

Recipe: Steak and Peppers with Rice

Sometimes simplicity is key, and this recipe calls for three basic ingredients that pair beautifully together: steak, peppers, and rice.

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Flank Steak and Cucumber Salad

Flank Steak and Cucumber Salad
Jacob Snavely

Recipe: Flank Steak and Cucumber Salad

This steak recipe shows off Asian flavors with chili paste, lime, soy sauce, and sesame oil.

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Grilled Steak Salad with Walnut Dressing

Grilled Steak Salad with Walnut Dressing
Becky Luigart-Stayner

Recipe: Grilled Steak Salad with Walnut Dressing

Add a side of fresh blueberries, strawberries, or mango for a fruity twist to this main course salad with tender grilled steak.

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Beef-and-Brussels Sprouts Stir-fry

Beef-and-Brussels Sprouts Stir-fry
Photo: Greg Dupree

Recipe: Beef-and-Brussels Sprouts Stir-fry

A ripping-hot skillet works as well as a wok to sear food fast. Just be sure to use one that can take the heat, preferably cast-iron or a large, heavy-bottomed stainless.

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Grilled Steaks Balsamico

Grilled Steaks Balsamico
Tina Cornett

Recipe: Grilled Steaks Balsamico

A marinade of fig preserves and balsamic vinaigrette adds great flavor to steaks. Marinate them overnight, cook them on the grill in less than 20 minutes, and serve them with a premade garlic-herb cheese sauce for an amazing weeknight meal.

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