Minted Middle Eastern Steaks with Cucumber Relish Recipe

  • 2 well-trimmed beef ribeye steaks, cut 1 inch thick
  • Lemon slices
  • Cucumber slices
  • Fresh mint or flat leaf parsley sprigs
  • Seasoning:
  • 2 teaspoons dried mint leaves
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Cucumber Relish:
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped seeded cucumber
  • 1/3 cup light dairy sour cream
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated lemon peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  1. In small bowl, combine seasoning ingredients; press into both sides of beef steaks. Let stand 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile in medium bowl, combine relish ingredients; cover and refrigerate.
  3. Place steaks on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, uncovered, 11 to 14 minutes for medium rare to medium doneness, turning once. Place steaks on platter; spoon relish next to steaks. Garnish with lemon and cucumber slices and mint or parsley sprigs.