Rosemary Marinated Garlic Butter Steak

I love a good steak. By good steak, I mean totally juicy and tender, full of amazing flavor in every bite. For big Sunday dinners, when my dad would bust out the grill we knew there was likely another melt-in-your-mouth steak coming our way, and we loved it! Now with my own family, I try to mix-up the flavors with our steaks, but not the quality and deliciousness.

This Rosemary Marinated Garlic Butter Steak is no exception, and is now one of my family’s favorites!

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Now, I usually try not to add too much butter to things, but this recipe is just too good to cheapen it with ‘healthy’ thoughts. The butter makes the meat so juicy, and helps bring the whole flavor through every bite. The rosemary and garlic are such a great duo, I’m trying them in a lot of recipes lately!

I prefer my steaks medium-rare, with just a hint of beautiful pink in the center. My grandma, on the other hand, likes hers so rare I think I can still hear her plate ‘moo’! Just make sure you cook the steaks enough to avoid food poisoning.

Rosemary Marinated Garlic Butter Steak / by Busy Mom's Helper for 5 Minutes for Mom #steak #recipe #garlicbutter


  • 2 Steaks, about 1 inch thick
  • 2-3 Garlic Cloves, minced
  • 2 tbsp. Rosemary
  • 3 tbsp. Butter
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste
  • 1 tbsp. Olive Oil
  • Splash of Red Cooking Wine


  1. In a small bowl, mix the garlic, rosemary and salt. Rub all over the steaks generously, leaving just a bit for later.
  2. Heat a skillet to medium-high heat and melt the butter. Add the oil, then the steaks. Sprinkle a bit of pepper to the steaks and cook for about 3-5 minutes per side. Add the wine and leftover rosemary garlic butter mixture. Cook steaks for about 2-3 minutes more. (this is for a medium-rare steak)
  3. Remove steaks from skillet onto a plate and tent with foil for about 5 minutes. Serve, ENJOY!

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Danielle Reeves wrote this post and we originally published it here at 5 Minutes for Mom on July 29, 2014. We’re reposting it again now because it’s such a delicious recipe. Enjoy!


  1. Sunnymay says

    I don’t see many recipes for Rosemary. It looks like a keeper and my mouth is watering already with this simple ingredients main entree.

  2. anne hill says

    i have used rosemary to marinade my flank steak before and its delicious. for this though i would sub in a cooking red wine for the butter! i go for tang over fat!

  3. Barbara Montag says

    I’ve been looking for recipes with rosemary in them.
    This dish looks so good – on my to make soon list.

  4. Jill Myrick says

    I have never thought to put butter on a steak but this looks and sounds delicious. We will be trying this soon.


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