Balsamic-Marinated Beef Steak & Asparagus

Balsamic-Marinated Beef Steak & Asparagus

Courtesy of The Beef Checkoff 4 Servings • 5 Min. Prep Time • 20 Min. Cook Time • 2 Hr. Marinate Time • Seasoned red creamer potatoes and sliced Italian bread.


4 beef round (sirloin) tip side steaks, cut 1-in. thick (about 8 oz. each)
1 lb. fresh asparagus
1/2 tsp salt
1/8 tsp pepper

2/3 c. prepared balsamic vinaigrette
2 Tbsp. Dijon-style mustard


1. Combine marinade ingredients in small bowl. Remove and reserve 2 Tbsp. Place beef steaks to coat. Close bag securely and marinate in refrigerator 15 min. to 2 hrs.

2. Place asparagus in shallow microwave-safe dish; add 1/2 c. water. Cover and microwave on HIGH 3 to 6 min. or until crisp-tender. Drain asparagus. Add reserved 2 Tbsp. marinade to asparagus; turn to coat. Set aside.

3. Remove steaks from marinade; discard marinade. Place steaks on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, covered 12 to 14 min. for medium rare doneness, turning once. (Do not overcook.)

4. During last 3 min. of grilling, arrange asparagus on grill around steaks; grill 2 to 3 min., turning once. Season steaks and asparagus with salt and pepper.

* Recipe Courtesy of The Beef Checkoff

Wine Pairings:

Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel, Merlot

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