21 Steak Menus for the Grill

Fire up your grill and enjoy our menus that feature savory cuts of sirloin, fillet, and rib-eye cooked to perfection over an open flame.

  • Grilled Steak with Fresh Mango Salsa
    Photo: John Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr

    Grilled Steak with Fresh Mango Salsa Menu

    The flavor of the fresh, fruity salsa pairs perfectly with the grilled steak. Round the meal out with garlic flatbread for a summer-ready dinner. Serves 4

  • Strip Steak With Rosemary Butter
    Photo: Ralph Anderson; Styling: Buffy Hargett

    Steak Dinner Menu

    Our resident foodies raided their recipe boxes to share their top picks for summer entertaining with you. Get the fire started! (Serves 4)

  • Grilled Miso-Marinated Filet Mignon
    Photo: John Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr

    Grilled Miso-Marinated Filet Mignon Menu

    This quick-cooking steak dinner gets a quick turn in a nontraditional marinade. Maximum flavor from minimal effort? Sounds like a plan for an easy weeknight dinner fresh from the grill. Pair with an easy noodle salad.

  • Tex-Mex Flank Steak and Vegetables
    Becky Luigart-Stayner; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell

    Tex-Mex Flank Steak and Vegetables

    Chipotle salsa - both a key ingredient in the marinade and a condiment for the meat and vegetables - has a smokier, more full-bodied flavor than regular tomato salsa. Marinating the vegetables in a zip-top plastic bag eliminates cleanup - you can just throw the bag away. Because the steak has to marinate from four hours to overnight in order to tenderize and absorb flavor, you'll need to start this recipe ahead of time.

  • Short Rib "Steaks" with Grilled Kimchi
    Photo: Annabelle Breakey

    Steak & Salad, Fusion Style

    From two rising Seattle chefs, this Korean-American twist on a classic steak menu brings the best of both cultures to the table. Basil pancakes, grilled kimchi, and a ginger-infused dessert make for a flavorful, party-ready menu.

  • Chile-Spiced Tenderloin Steaks Menu
    Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross

    Chile-Spiced Tenderloin Steaks Menu

    The ancho chile powder spiced marinade quickly soaks into these tenderloin cuts. A cool tomato and corn salad balances out the steak's spicy heat, and a flour tortilla is ready to sop up any leftover marinade.

    Menu: Chile-Spiced Tenderloin Steaks Menu

  • Take the Party Outside

    Take the Party Outside

    Flank steak skewers lightened with lemon zest and a lemon dipping sauce are a tasty and easy-to-eat menu item for this outdoor party. Round out the light but filling party spread with mint bellinis, chilled shrimp with remoulade sauce, and a variety of other pick-up foods to satisfy midsummer guests.

    Menu: Take the Party Outside

  • Sizzling Grilled Steak
    Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Lydia DeGaris-Pursell

    Sizzling Grilled Steak

    This steak menu is ready in less than 40 minutes, making it an ideal weeknight meal for your grill. Serve alongside grilled vegetables with a hint of pesto to keep the meal light and full of flavor.

    Menu: Sizzling Grilled Steak

  • Grilled Balsamic Skirt Steak Menu
    Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross

    Grilled Balsamic Skirt Steak Menu

    Rich in flavor but easy on the wallet, this al fresco meal requires few ingredients and is ready in under 40 minutes. Pair the steak with sautéed baby spinach and tomato-Vidalia-blue cheese salad for a summery dinner on the deck.

    Menu: Grilled Balsamic Skirt Steak Menu

  • Grilled Steak with Caper-Herb Sauce
    Photo: Randy Mayor; Stylist: Rose Nguyen

    Grilled Steak with Caper-Herb Sauce

    This warm weather steak dinner can be on your patio table in a flash! The grilled sirloin is topped with a flavorful caper-herb sauce. Serve with a slice of grilled French bread to soak up every last bit of the sauce.

    Menu: Grilled Steak with Caper-Herb Sauce

  • Quick Steak Salad Dinner
    Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Lydia DeGaris-Pursell

    Quick Steak Salad Dinner

    Juicy beef tenderloin over fresh watercress, topped with tangy homemade caper vinaigrette, creates a fresh and satisfying entrée. Round out the meal with fresh vegetables and a slice of mozzarella and basil toast. Offer fresh fruit for dessert.

    Menu: Quick Steak Salad Dinner

  • Classic Grilled Steak Dinner
    Photo: Howard L. Puckett; Styling: Melanie J. Clarke

    Classic Grilled Steak Dinner

    Some things are best left unchanged, and filet mignon served with asparagus and potatoes is no exception. Stay home and prepare this traditional steakhouse dinner over your grill's open flame.

    Menu: Classic Grilled Steak Dinner

  • Roadhouse Steaks and Potatoes Dinner
    Randy Mayor

    Roadhouse Steaks and Potatoes Dinner

    Dinnertime doesn't get much better than a simple steak and potatoes meal. Begin with a cool iceberg wedge drizzled with blue cheese dressing, then move on to the steak and potatoes. To save time, check the dairy section of the supermarket for prepared mashed potatoes.

    Menu: Roadhouse Steaks and Potatoes Dinner

  • Camp Out and Eat Well Menu
    Thayer Allyson Gowdy

    Camp Out and Eat Well Menu

    Even if you are not roughing it overnight in a tent, this savory menu will be just as spectacular eaten in the comfort of your own backyard. The popular Food Network star Guy Fieri created this savory feast around an Argentinean-influenced gaucho steak entrée.

    Menu: Camp Out and Eat Well Menu

  • Grilled Beef Sandwich Supper Menu
    Randy Mayor

    Grilled Beef Sandwich Supper Menu

    For dinner tonight, try our flank steak and roasted red pepper sandwich served with crunchy vegetable chips. Prepare the quick-and-easy pineapple smoothie for dessert.

    Menu: Grilled Beef Sandwich Supper Menu

  • A Sunset Supper

    A Sunset Supper

    An easy-to-follow menu of steak sandwiches, potato salad, and banana-split ice cream sandwiches sets the mood for total dining relaxation outside on a warm, breezy summer evening.

    Menu: A Sunset Supper

  • Trials by Fire

    Trials by Fire

    Invite company over for this extravagant meal prepared over the open flame. The courses are all creations of "grill warriors"—food editors who have spent plenty of time over their grills. We recommend saving room for the grilled pineapple satays with coconut-caramel sauce.

    Menu: Trials by Fire

  • Casual Menu from the Grill

    Casual Menu from the Grill

    Entertain friends with this make-ahead menu. Prepare each dish in advance, but cook the meat as guests arrive to greet them with the delicious aroma of rosemary flank steak sizzling on the grill.

    Menu: Casual Menu from the Grill

  • Guilt-Free Supper from the Grill
    Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Lisa Powell Bailey

    Guilt-Free Supper from the Grill

    Take it to the patio or poolside for this steak supper. Prepared on the grill, topped with a radish salsa, and served with veggies, this meaty supper is healthy-perfect for bathing suit weather.

    Menu: Guilt-Free Supper from the Grill

  • Malibu and Vine Menu
    Photo: Fran Gealer; Styling: Char Hatch Langos

    Malibu and Vine Menu

    Prepare this elegant feast for a special occasion. The surf and turf menu calls for both grilled rib-eyes and grilled salmon accompanied by heirloom tomatoes and fingerling potatoes. Finish off your guests' appetites with a heaping portion of warm berry compote served a la mode.

    Menu: Malibu and Vine Menu

  • Grilled Tri-Tip with Citrus-Chile Butter
    Photo: John Kernick

    Supper at Sundown

    Chef Shawn Cirkiel's Texas Hill Country get-together is the party equivalent of a pair of old blue jeans--relaxed, comfortable, and tailor-made for a low-key, corral-the-friends weekend. Pass the Shiner Bock!

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