Genuine Texas Angus Beef Genuine Texas Angus Beef

First-and-Tender Pepper Rub Strip Steaks

Serves: 4


2 Genuine Texas Angus Beef™ Boneless Beef Top Loin (Strip) Steaks, cut 1 inch thick
1 lb baby red-skinned potatoes, cut in half
3-1/2 oz fresh pearl onions, unpeeled, cut in half
1 lb asparagus, trimmed
2 T fresh lemon juice
1 T olive oil


3 cloves garlic, minced
2 tsp fresh chopped thyme
1 tsp fresh chopped oregano
1 tsp fresh chopped parsley
1/2 tsp lemon peel
1/2 tsp coarsely ground mixed peppercorns (black, white, green and pink)


Place potatoes in microwave-safe dish. Cover and microwave on HIGH 2-1/2 to 3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Let stand 5 minutes to cool slightly. Thread potato halves onto metal skewers. Thread onion halves onto separate metal skewers. Combine rub ingredients; reserve 2 tsp for garnish. Press remaining herb mixture evenly onto beef steaks.

Place steaks in center of grid over medium, ash-covered coals; arrange potatoes, onions and asparagus around steaks. Grill steaks, uncovered, 15 to 18 minutes for medium rare to medium doneness, turning occasionally. Grill potatoes and onions 5 to 10 minutes or until golden brown and tender; grill asparagus 6 to 10 minutes or until crisp-tender, turning occasionally.

Remove potatoes and onions from skewers; peel onions. Combine potatoes, onions, lemon juice, oil and lemon peel in large bowl. Toss to coat. Season with salt, as desired. Carve steaks into slices. Season with salt, as desired; sprinkle with reserved herb mixture. Serve steaks with grilled vegetables.