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Murphy Steaks Recipe
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Murphy Steaks

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"This is a very simple, quick, delicious recipe for garlic-stuffed steaks. We use a lot of garlic! Serve with baked potatoes and a green salad."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    30 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins

    4 hrs 40 mins


  1. Separate garlic bulb into cloves, and peel. Cut into lengthwise strips.
  2. Using a sharp knife, punch holes into steak. Stuff holes with garlic strips. Cover, and refrigerate for at least 4 hours.
  3. Preheat grill for hot heat.
  4. Lightly oil grate. Place stuffed steaks on hot grill, garlic side up. Cook for 4 to 5 minutes, turn, and season with salt and pepper. Continue cooking until done, another 4 to 5 minutes.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Sep 21, 2011

You MUST love garlic to enjoy these steaks. I would like to recommend making your slits for the garlic on the sides - all around rather than the top and bottom. This also would work well with other cuts of beef - not just tenderloin. Garlic lovers will love these steaks.

Most Helpful Critical Review
May 23, 2005

I'll stick with marinating next time. I refrigerated mine with the garlice for 8 hours, and felt these lacked flavor.

Jan 25, 2004

really simple and tasty

Nov 10, 2006

It is hard to stop saying this but you are using some of my favorite ingredients. I think I put garlic in everything. This is mouthwatering. The last time I did these I added a little butter in the holes with the garlic just to make it even juicier. I had throat surgery and the juicier the meat the easier it is to go down....Wxcellent flavor!!!!

Jul 09, 2004

This was good and easy. I added a little Fiesta Fajita seasoning and Cavender's Greek seasoning before grilling because we like a lot of flavor.

Jul 04, 2004

This was VERY easy to do and very simple/basic. I put in the fridge for 12 hours and it turned out very well. I do think that we like our meat with a little bit more flavor. It was a good basic recipe for us. I will definately use again and play around with more flavors. Thanks for the post.

Dec 02, 2013

This is a garlic lovers' dream come true!!! I use this recipe on sirloin steaks also. Although, with sirloin steaks, I have our butcher cut the sirloins 1 1/2 inches thick!!! With that thickness, I then stuff garlic slices about every inch, on BOTH sides of the steaks, then allow the steaks to set for at least 4 hours, and then charcoal broil the steaks.

Dec 03, 2013

We loved the steaks grilled this way. We did let the steaks sit for 5 hours to get more of the garlic flavor infused and did not cut the cloves too thin, about 5 slivers per clove. Also added blue cheese at the end of grill time as another reviewer suggested and drizzed garlic butter over steaks when they were done, can't get too much!


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  • Calories
  • 304 kcal
  • 15%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 4.6 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 113 mg
  • 38%
  • Fat
  • 13.5 g
  • 21%
  • Fiber
  • 0.3 g
  • 1%
  • Protein
  • 38.8 g
  • 78%
  • Sodium
  • 87 mg
  • 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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