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There’s nothing like a big, expensive cut of meat to strike fear in our hearts. What if it’s undercooked and raw when we slice into it? (Or worse, what if it’s overcooked?) But cooking steak at home shouldn’t be nerve-wracking—in fact, it’s a simple and impressive way to get dinner on the table. To lend a hand, we’ve got 21 fuss-free and foolproof steak recipes you can try at home.

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Skillet Steak with Asparagus and Potatoes

This is not your mother’s steak and potatoes (no offense, Mom). This one-pan meal looks and tastes super fancy and we promise you can’t mess it up.

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15-Minute Skillet Pepper Steak

Do we see a new weeknight meal in your rotation? Considering it’s less than 230 calories per serving, we think that’s a yes.

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Grilled Flank Steak with Lemon-Herb Sauce

A simple cut of meat becomes an elegant dinner when you start with a marinade and add a flavorful sauce.

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One-Pan Steak with Beets and Crispy Kale

Yep, you can make steak on a Tuesday night—it’s all about the cooking method. By throwing everything on one baking sheet, you eliminate the cleanup and streamline the whole process.

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Flank Steak Tacos with Cucumber Salsa

Bye, sad ground beef tacos with store-bought seasoning. Since the meat is so flavorful, you really only need a few other fixings to make this an impressive meal.

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Steak Skewers with Chimichurri Sauce

When in doubt, stick it on a skewer. Because the pieces are bite-size, they’ll cook much faster than a whole steak.

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30-Minute Cajun Butter Steak and Peppers

Spicy, garlicky, oh-so-buttery and ready in 30 minutes? Sign us up.

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Grilled Rib-Eye Steak with Parrano Herb Compound Butter

The fastest way to a restaurant-quality steak at home? Top it with this herbaceous compound butter, courtesy of Coterie member Gaby Dalkin.

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Grilled New York Steak with a Cherry Port Compote

A simple sauce takes this dish over the top. Serve it to your friends and they’ll confuse you for a chef.

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Grilled Steak with Corn Salsa and Veggies

If you’re firing up the grill, why not make the most of it and cook everything at once?

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Sheet Pan Steak and Fries

Don’t tell our French friends, but this is our new favorite way to make steak-frites at home.

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Three-Minute Cast Iron Steak

If you don’t believe the three-minute cooking time, just wait until you get your skillet screaming hot. (Thanks, Coterie member Jesse Reilly.)

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Skillet Steak with Rosemary Roasted Potatoes

Rosemary and steak are always a classic, but the single skillet execution is a modern update that we’re making a classic.

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Filet Mignon with Porcini Mushroom Compound Butter

If you really want to go all out, choose filet mignon. It’s buttery and tender even without the mushroom butter topping.

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Oven-Cooked Steak

If you thought all steak had to be grilled, think again. Cooking it in an oven means you can step away from the stove (to pour yourself a glass of wine, naturally).

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Chimichurri Steak

Take all those leftover herbs from your crisper and mix them into this zesty chimichurri sauce. It’s just the thing to brighten up an otherwise savory meal.

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Grilled Filet and Potato Skewers with Rosemary Chimichurri

A complete meal all on one skewer sounds like heaven, if you ask us.

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Pan-Seared Steak with Balsamic Herb Cream Sauce

Take notes: For a medium-rare doneness, cook your steak for two minutes per half-inch of thickness.

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Reverse-Seared Steak

Ever heard of reverse searing? Basically, you cook the meat in the oven before browning it on the stove—a foolproof way to ensure your steak is cooked exactly how you like it every single time.

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Perfectly Juicy Grilled Steak

What’s the secret to a juicy steak? Remember to mind the cut and thickness when you set your cooking timer and you’ll be on your way to *kisses hands like a chef.*

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Seared Sliced Steak

Coterie member Aida Mollenkamp knows that sometimes a sprinkle of flaky salt is all you need.

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