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Coffee has a remarkable affinity with beef. Here, it is complemented by balsamic vinegar, garlic and crushed peppercorns.

Source: EatingWell Magazine, Summer 2002


Recipe Summary

1 hr 20 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Whisk coffee, vinegar, oil, sugar, garlic, peppercorns and salt in a glass dish large enough for meat to lie flat. Add steak and turn to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour or up to 8 hours.

  • Heat grill to high.

  • Remove steak from marinade (discard marinade). Lightly oil grill rack (see Tip). Place steak on grill and cook for 4 to 5 minutes per side for medium-rare. Transfer steak to a cutting board and let rest for 5 minutes. Slice thinly across the grain and serve.


Tip: To oil a grill rack: Oil a folded paper towel, hold it with tongs and rub it over the rack. Do not use cooking spray on a hot grill.

Nutrition Facts

199 calories; protein 23.8g; carbohydrates 3.4g; dietary fiber 0.2g; sugars 2.7g; fat 9.4g; saturated fat 3.3g; cholesterol 68mg; vitamin a iu 3.2IU; vitamin c 0.3mg; folate 7.9mcg; calcium 17.4mg; iron 1.6mg; magnesium 21mg; potassium 316.1mg; sodium 338.8mg; thiamin 0.1mg; added sugar 2g.

3 1/2 lean meat, 1/2 fat