Marinated Steak with Grilled Onions

Total Time: Prep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.,Makes: 12 servings (1 cup cooked onions)

This marinade is magic —it will make even economy cuts of beef tender and delicious. —Gail Garcelon, Beaverton, Oregon


  • 1-1/4 cups balsamic vinaigrette
  • 4 teaspoons ground mustard
  • 2-1/4 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 beef top sirloin steaks (3/4 inch thick and 1 pound each)
  • 5 medium onions, sliced


  1. Whisk together vinaigrette, mustard, Worcestershire sauce and garlic. Pour 1/4 cup into a shallow dish. Add beef and turn to coat. Cover and refrigerate 6 hours or overnight. Cover and refrigerate remaining marinade.
  2. Drain beef, discarding marinade from dish. Grill steaks and onions, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from heat until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a thermometer should read 135°; medium, 140°; medium-well, 145°) and onions are tender, 4-7 minutes per side. Drizzle reserved marinade over onions. Cut steak into thin slices; serve with onions.


3 ounces cooked beef with 1/8 cup onion slices: 209 calories, 8g fat (2g saturated fat), 46mg cholesterol, 294mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 25g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat.

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