There's a reason steakhouses dot the landscape in every town in America - most of us can't resist the siren call of a juicy, perfectly cooked steak. What cut you choose for steak recipes depends on what you're looking for - and what you want to pay. Flank steak, for example, has killer flavor but can be tough unless it's cooked and sliced correctly. Tenderloin lives up to its "tender" label, but it's expensive, and can be a bit bland. Rib-eyes have lots of fat marbled throughout, which makes them very tender and full of flavor - a great steak for grilling. A T-bone (or Porterhouse) is another good choice, since they've got tenderloin on one side of the bone and a strip steak on the other. If you're on a budget, opt for flank steak (a quick sear is what you're looking for, then cut across the grain on the bias) or sirloin steak (from just behind the short loin; sirloins are large, but thin and lean like flank steak). To get the most out of any cut, however, start with a very hot pan or grill to get a flavorful caramelized crust, then finish the steak to desired degree of doneness at a lower flame. Charred on the outside, pink and juicy within - steak perfection.

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Pan Sauce with Steak

Better Homes and Gardens

For a sauce option to serve with sauteed chicken breasts rather than beef, substitute dry white wine and reduced-sodium broth for the red wine and beef broth.

Total: 20 mins

Chile-Glazed Hanger Steak

Food & Wine

Never grill a thick steak like hanger over high heat; it will burn long before it's cooked through.

Total: 1 hr

Steak with Tomato Gorgonzola Sauce

Prego Italian Sauce

Gorgonzola cheese is an elegant topping for this hearty and unique steak dinner lovely enough to serve for company.

Total: 35 mins

Steak Aux Poivres

Martha Stewart

Serve this delicious steak from chef Pierre Schaedelin of Benoit with Sauteed Mixed Vegetables for a wonderfully romantic dinner for two.

Firecracker Flank Steak

Pace Salsa & Picante

Picante sauce puts just the right amount of "fire" in this flavorful marinade for grilled flank steak. This is a great recipe to impress warm weather company, or for any day you want a tender and scrumptious steak.

Total: 1 hr 20 mins

Grilled Marinated Steak Sandwiches

Betty Crocker

What's the secret? It's the ginger-soy sauce marinade that turns grilled sandwiches into great beef sandwiches.

Total: 4 hrs 25 mins

Southwestern Cheese Steak Supper

Betty Crocker

Try this Southwestern beef steak and pasta supper recipe from Betty Crocker.

Total: 45 mins

Sliced Steak Pizzaiola

Prego Italian Sauce

Ready in just 30 minutes, here's a tasty recipe for tender steak with an Italian twist. Everyone is sure to enjoy it.

Total: 30 mins

Smokin' Texas Chili

Pace Salsa & Picante

A robust, sirloin-laced chili includes kidney beans and Pace® Chunky Salsa for feeding a crowd. Perfect for casual gatherings!

Total: 2 hrs

Simple Teriyaki Steak Dinner

Betty Crocker

Topped with sauteed mushrooms and bell pepper, skillet-fried steaks go from stovetop to tabletop in 20 minutes.

Total: 20 mins

Swiss Steak Supper

Betty Crocker

Try this steak recipe from Betty Crocker.

Total: 9 hrs 15 mins

Spicy Panbroiled Steak

Better Homes and Gardens

If you like beef fajitas, you'll love this variation, flavored with smoky-spicy chipotle peppers.

Total: 25 mins

Beef and Mushroom Dijon


Sirloin steak is sauteed until just done, then simmered with a mixture of onions and mushrooms and a creamy Dijon-mushroom sauce made with Campbell's® Condensed Cream of Mushroom Soup.

Total: 35 mins

Marinated Beef Steak

Pace Salsa & Picante

Juicy, tender steak marinated and basted with a garlic-laced Pace® Picante Sauce comes from the grill sizzling with flavor. Serve this steak with additional Pace® Picante Sauce and collect the compliments!

Total: 1 hr 5 mins

Burgundy Beef


This simple but sophisticated stew features tender beef and vegetables simmered in a delectable sauce - and it's fork tender and delicious in less than 45 minutes.

Total: 35 mins

Satay with Apricot-BBQ Dipping Sauce and Green Rice

Ladies' Home Journal

You could eat this as a main dish or leave out the rice and serve the beef sticks and barbecue sauce as an appetizer for a party.

Total: 50 mins

Keefer's--Diane Sauce

Better Homes and Gardens

Delicious Diane Sauce, a recipe shared courtesy of Keefer's, a well-known Chicago steak house, can be prepared in just 30 minutes. Serve it with grilled steaks.

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