Grilled Beef Tenderloin Steaks in Balsamic Marinade

Total Time
6hrs 15mins
Prep
6 hrs
Cook
15 mins

This is a very simple but delicious marinade. The balsamic vinegar gives the grilled steaks a deep, rich color and flavor which nicely compliments the natural flavor of the steaks. Bon Appetit, July 1998.

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Directions

  1. Puree vinegar, oil, shallots and rosemary in blender until almost smooth. pour into 13x9x2 inch glass baking dish. Add steaks; turn to coat with marinade. Cover and refrigerate at least 6 hours and up to 1 day, turning steaks occasionally.
  2. Prepare barbecue (medium-high heat). Remove steaks from marinade; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Grill steaks to desired doneness, about 6 minutes per side for medium-rare.
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5 5

Fabulous! I always get nervous trying a new marinade on tenderloin steaks, since they are so pricey, but this just sounded so good. I made the marinade exactly as posted, except I added some fresh chopped parsley as well. The steaks actually marinated about 17 hours before I grilled them and they came out wonderfully. The meat was tender and flavorful, and my guests really enjoyed them. Thanks for making my dinner party a success!! Made for Please Review My Recipe Tag Game.

5 5

Loved this marinated steak!!! I did make it a little differently, as I scaled it back for one steak and I really dislike rosemary, so left it out and I used a ribeye steak. I marinated it for 5-6 hours and then while grilling it in the beginning, basted the steak with the marinade. Find I am really loving the flavor that balsamic vinegar lends to meat and this was no exception, wonderful flavor!!!
Thanks for sharing your recipe. Made for Stars Tag Game.

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I had made a quicker pantry style version of this with balsamic vinaigrette dressing, about a cup and a half with a spoon of the pre-minced jars of garlic, and LOTS of pepper and salt. I used sirloin just because its what I had, and frayed them on a scorching hot pan and waited for a little colour on them before dumping all of the marinade over it and cooked it in the sauce. The marinade thickened and the steak was perffff.. I love ANYTHING balsamic.