This steak with strawberry-balsamic salsa is the perfect sweet-savory combination for your next outdoor barbecue. Serve with a summer slaw or chunky potato salad and a glass of light, juicy red wine. 


For the steak

  • 1/2 Pound top round or flank steak
  • salt and pepper
  • 4 Tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 2-3 Tablespoon olive oil

For the strawberry-balsamic salsa

  • 8-10 strawberries, tops removed and roughly diced
  • 3 Tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 10 large basil leaves, chiffonade
  • pinch of salt and pepper


For the steak: Step 1

Season the steak generously on both sides with salt and pepper.

Step 2

Add the balsamic vinegar to coat, and let the steak marinate for about 15 minutes on each side.

Step 3

When ready, cook on an oiled grill or grill pan over medium-high heat for about 3 minutes on each side, or until desired doneness.

For the strawberry-balsamic salsa: Step 1

In a small mixing bowl, combine the diced strawberries, balsamic vinegar, basil chiffonade, and salt and pepper.

Step 2

Mix well to integrate. To serve, cut the steak into inch-thick strips and top with salsa.