Valentine’s Day Dinner: Steak Caprese

Posted at 12:13 PM, Feb 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-13 12:34:43-05

1 lb. boneless or bone in steaks, such as NT strip, sirloin or filet mignon

2 limes, juice only

3 cloves garlic, minced

2 tbsp. honey

1 teaspoon dried onion powder

1 teaspoon dried thyme

2 tablespoons canola olive oil

1 large beefsteak tomato, 4 slices

4 slices fresh mozzarella cheese

Fresh basil leaves, for serving

Salt and Pepper, to taste

Preheat oven broiler.

In a large sealable plastic bag, add steaks, lime juice, garlic, honey, onion powder, thyme, canola oil, salt and pepper. Seal baggie, shake well to completely cover steaks. Marinate for at least 20 minutes. Cook steaks to desired doneness. Add mozzarella cheese slice on top of each steak. Place under broiler for 1 minute.

Season tomatoes with salt and pepper. Place tomato slice on top of mozzarella cheese on steaks. Add basil to garnish. Serve immediately.


This simple and delicious Steak Caprese is perfect for a night in with your Valentine. You can go as upscale as you like and no reservations are needed. Depending on your budget, you can use Top Sirloin Steak, Strip Steak, or Tenderloin Steak.”

Sponsor: Utah Beef Council