Italian Marinade

For variations of this recipe, Italian Steak, see below.


Makes 1 1/4 cups

Recipe from

Southern Living


1 cup olive oil
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
3 shallots, peeled and chopped
6 garlic cloves, chopped
1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary
1 tablespoon soy sauce
2 teaspoons pepper


Combine all ingredients. Use to marinate poultry, beef, or lamb.

Italian Steak: Place 1 (2-pound) flank steak and Italian Marinade in a large freezer bag. Seal; chill 2 hours. (Or freeze up to 6 months; thaw before grilling.) Grill, covered with grill lid, over medium-high heat (350° to 400°) 8 minutes on each side or to desired degree of doneness. Cut into thin slices, and serve immediately.

Note: Other steak cuts may be used; grilling times will vary.