Grilled Steaks with Toasted Garlic Butter
4 (7- to 8-ounce) boneless beef top loin (strip)
steaks, cut 1 inch thick
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 teaspoon cracked black pepper
1 recipe Toasted Garlic Butter (see recipe below)
2 tablespoons snipped fresh parsley
Trim fat from steaks. Lightly brush steaks on all sides with oil.
Sprinkle salt and pepper evenly over steaks; rub in with your
Place steaks on the rack of an uncovered grill directly over medium
coals. Grill until desired doneness, turning once halfway through
grilling. (Allow 11 to 15 minutes for medium-rare doneness (145
degrees F) or 14 to 18 minutes for medium doneness (160 degrees F.
To serve, drizzle steaks with Toasted Garlic Butter; sprinkle with
Makes 4 servings.
Toasted Garlic Butter: In a small saucepan cook 4 large unpeeled
cloves of garlic over medium-high heat for 5 to 7 minutes or until
skins begin to brown, turning occasionally. Remove from heat; cool.
When cloves are cool enough to handle, peel skin from cloves;
discard skins. Return garlic to saucepan; add 1/2 cup butter. Cook
over low heat until butter melts, mashing garlic with a fork. If
desired, stir in 1/4 teaspoon anchovy paste or 1 teaspoon
Worcestershire sauce. Serve warm.
Nutritional facts per serving: calories: 634, total fat: 43g,
saturated fat: 22g, cholesterol: 216mg, sodium: 966mg, carbohydrate:
1g, fiber: 0g, protein: 57g, vitamin C: 6, calcium: 3, iron: 19%