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Spicy Western Beef Steaks with Cowboy Beans

Spicy Western Beef Steaks with Cowboy BeansBeef chuck steaks marinated and basted with a spicy western barbecue sauce and served with a side of savory, bacon and barbecue flavored beans.

Recipe Ingredients:

Western BBQ Sauce:
1 cup ketchup
1/2 cup each cider vinegar and water
3 tablespoons packed brown sugar
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce

2 boneless beef chuck shoulder steaks, cut 1-inch thick (about 2 pounds)

Cowboy Beans
4 slices bacon
1 cup finely chopped onion
1/2 cup finely chopped green bell pepper
1 clove garlic, minced
2 (15 to 16-ounce) cans each kidney and pinto beans, drained
1 tablespoon packed brown sugar

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine sauce ingredients in medium saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 10 minutes. Refrigerate 3/4 cup for beans. Refrigerate 1/4 cup for basting. Cool remaining sauce for marinade.
  2. Place beef steaks and cooled sauce in food-safe plastic bag; turn to coat. Close bag; marinate in refrigerator 6 hours or as long as overnight, turning occasionally.
  3. Cook bacon in large skillet until crisp; crumble. Discard all but 2 tablespoons drippings. Add onion, bell pepper and garlic; cook and stir over medium heat 5 minutes. Stir in bacon, beans, 3/4 cup sauce and sugar; heat through.
  4. Remove steaks; discard marinade. Place steaks on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, uncovered, 16 to 20 minutes for medium rare to medium doneness, turning occasionally. Brush both sides with 1/4 cup sauce during last 5 to 6 minutes.
  5. Carve into thin slices. Serve with beans.

Makes 6 servings.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of the Beef Industry Council.