10 Juicy Grilled Steak Recipes Perfect for Summer

You can serve it in tacos, on a salad, or as a main dish, which is why grilled steak is one of the most versatile summertime foods.

May 24, 2017
Grilled Flank Steak with Olive Oil Mojo Sauce
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You can serve it in tacos, on a salad, or as a main dish, which is why grilled steak is one of the most versatile summertime foods. 

More: 50 Grilling Recipes for Your Summer Cookout

Along with your side dishes, kabobs and skewers, and burgers, these steak recipes will round out your complete grilling menu: 

Vietnamese Steak Sandwiches
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Vietnamese Steak Sandwiches

Philly meets the Far East in this spin on the iconic steak sandwich, developed by Anita Lo, executive chef of Annisa in New York City. Take sliced strip steak, enrobe it in a wrap, and dip it into a spicy-savory Vietnamese sauce and eat up. Sounds crazy, tastes great.

Get the Vietnamese Steak Sandwiches recipe from Guy Gourmet

Basic Balsamic Flank Steak
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Basic Balsamic Flank Steak

You need five simple ingredients for this basic—but tasty—grilled steak dish. 

Get the Basic Balsamic Flank Steak recipe from Flat Belly Diet!

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Grilled Steak With Peperonata Sauce
Mitch Mandel
Grilled Steak With Peperonata Sauce

Steak is fabulous as-is, but the classic Italian peperonata sauce that goes on top of this dinner favorite is perfection. Use it for loads of different dishes, including pizza with fresh mozzarella or a topping for ricotta crostini.

Get the Grilled Steak With Peperonata Sauce recipe from 101 Recipes You Can't Live Without

New Mex Carne Asada Tacos With Sliced Cucumbers
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New Mex Carne Asada Tacos with Sliced Cucumbers

A grilled steak recipe from actor and home chef Freddie Prinze, Jr. that'll get you serious props.

Get the New Mex Carne Asada Tacos with Sliced Cucumbers recipe from Back to the Kitchen

steak and eggs
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Grilled Steak and Eggs

Spinach, eggs, and potatoes round out this grill-ready breakfast dish.

Get the Grilled Steak and Eggs recipe from The Diabetes Comfort Food Diet Cookbook

 
 
Grilled Spice-Rubbed Flank Steak
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Grilled Spice-Rubbed Flank Steak

Flank steak has a tendency to get dry when cooked much beyond medium-rare, but if you keep an eye on it and cook just to medium-rare, it will be tender and juicy.

Get the Grilled Spice-Rubbed Flank Steak recipe from The Rodale Whole Foods Cookbook

Grilled Steak au Poivre
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Grilled Steak au Poivre with Sauteed Broccoli Rabe

Traditionally, these peppercorn-coated fillets are sauteed in a skillet, and the rendered fat is then used to make a sauce enriched with brandy, cream, and butter. Grilling the steaks ensures that the rendered fat doesn't end up on your plate, and skipping the cream and butter cuts even more saturated fat.

Get the Grilled Steak au Poivre with Sauteed Broccoli Rabe recipe from 101 Recipes You Can't Live Without

Grilled Flank Steak with Olive Oil Mojo Sauce
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Grilled Flank Steak with Olive Oil Mojo Sauce

Fresh basil and cilantro combine in this green-coated grilled steak recipe. 

Get the Grilled Flank Steak with Olive Oil Mojo Sauce recipe from Flat Belly Diet! For Men

 
 
Grilled Beef Fajitas
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Grilled Beef Fajitas

Sure, beef fajitas are high in calories. However, beef is also one of the richest sources of iron, which helps promote healthy red blood cells that transport oxygen to muscles. Now that the temperatures are warming up, now is as good of a time as any to crank the heat up in the kitchen with this recipe for grilled beef fajitas.

Get the Grilled Beef Fajitas recipe from The Runner's World Cookbook

Citrus-Grilled Beef Salad
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Citrus-Grilled Beef Salad

Serve with thick slices of whole-grain sourdough peasant bread on top of a bed of lettuce or spinach.

Get the Citrus-Grilled Beef Salad recipe from The Rodale Whole Foods Cookbook

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