Top Round Tuscan Steak Recipe

Tuscan Top Round Steaks
Tuscan Top Round Steaks. Moncherie/Getty Images
  • 25 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: Serves 4

Take these inexpensive top round steaks and turn them into a fantastic feast. The tomato based marinade is packed with rich flavors that will make this steak tender and delicious.

What You'll Need

  • 2 top round steaks 1 inch thick
  • 1 cup/240 mL red wine
  • 1 cup/240 mL sun-dried tomatoes packed in oil, drained​
  • 1/3 cup/80 mL fresh
  • basil leaves
  • 3 tablespoons/45 mL olive oil
  • 2-4 cloves
  • garlic, roughly chopped
  • 2 teaspoons/10 mL fresh ground black pepper
  • 2 teaspoon/10 mL salt

How to Make It

  1. Place steaks in a resealable plastic bag. Place remaining ingredients in blender or food processor. Blend mixture until smooth.
  2. Pour half of mixture into bag with steaks.  Make sure meat is well coated.
  3. Release air from the bag, seal, and place steaks into a refrigerator for 6-24 hours. Store remaining half of marinade in an airtight plastic container in a refrigerator.  
  4. Preheat grill. Remove steaks from bag and discard marinade. Grill steaks on medium- heat until they reach the desired doneness. Once cooked, remove heat and let rest.
  1. Meanwhile, place reserved marinade in a small saucepan.  Bring mixture to a boil, then reduce heat to medium-low and let simmer for 5-6 minutes, stirring often.
  2. Remove from heat and serve sauce with steaks.