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If you’re not already slotting steak into your meal plan once in a while, I’m here to encourage you to do just that, be it date night at home or a random Wednesday night. There’s no need to go out for steak when you can make a delicious steak dinner from the comfort of your own home. You can keep it light with a steak fajita salad, or switch things up and make a sirloin steak sandwich.
Whether you fire up the grill, cook it on a sheet pan under the broiler, or sear it in a skillet along with potatoes or a quick pan sauce, getting steak on the table during the week is a totally doable affair. In fact, it can seem intimidating, but a really good steak dinner is a lot faster and easier to cook up than you might think. Here are 42 steak recipes to make for dinner any night of the week — no special occasion required.
Steak Recipes in a Pan
For cuts like hanger steak, flank steak, and steak tips, a quick sear in a screaming-hot pan on the stovetop is all you need to get dinner on the table.
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Warm Fajita Steak Salad
This fajita salad features cumin-rubbed flank steak along with charred peppers and onions over a bed of crunchy, chopped romaine and red cabbage.Go to Recipe
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Made with fermented black soybeans and colorful bell peppers, this pepper steak is hearty and filling — perfect for cold weather months. Go to Recipe
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Italian Seared Beef
This 5-ingredient recipe from Jamie Oliver calls for pounding a sirloin steak extra-thin to keep cook time to the bare minimum.Go to Recipe
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What makes lomo saltado stand out? It has two carbs in one dish: crispy potato fries and steamed rice.Go to Recipe
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Loaded Steak Quesadillas
When you're after a meal-worthy quesadilla that’s guaranteed to satisfy all the hungry eaters around the table, nothing beats a loaded steak quesadilla.Go to Recipe
Grilled Steak Recipes
Whether you’re cooking up skewers, foil packs, or a marinated flank, it’s truly hard to beat a steak dinner from the grill.
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How to Grill Steak
If you’re intimidated by grilling steak, this is the recipe for you. It's an easy, foolproof method walks you through which type of steak to buy, how to prep it for the grill, and exactly what to look for once it hits the grates.Go to Recipe
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Marinated Grilled Flank Steak
This is the flavor-packed marinade I whisk together every single time I toss a flank steak on the grill. Make it once and you'll barely need to glance at the recipe the next time around.Go to Recipe
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Carne Asada Go to Recipe
A citrus and garlic marinade flavors this tender grilled steak. For the best results, choose a cut of steak with great beefy flavor that can absorb the marinade easily. Flank and steak and skirt steak are great options.
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Steak Fajita Foil Packets
These steak fajita foil packets are fun, practical, and tasty, too. Everyone can customize their own add-ins, they require virtually zero cleanup, and the rice is extra flavorful thanks to all the juices from the meat and vegetables.Go to Recipe
Steak Recipes for the Oven
When you want a more hands-off cooking method, turn on the broiler and grab a baking sheet or your cast iron skillet to cook your steak in the oven.
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Here’s our foolproof method for making a crusty-on-the-outside, fork-tender-on-the-inside steak that’s finished with a garlic butter to melt and pool around it all.Go to Recipe