Skirt Steak with Bloody Mary Tomato Salad

This fast and easy recipe is perfect for any type of barbecue!

“This delicious salad features all the flavors in a virgin Bloody Mary: horseradish, Worcestershire, lemon and celery. It’s perfect with grilled skirt steak.”

Salt and Pepper Steak with Bloody Mary Tomatoes Beauty A130423 Food & Wine Handbook August 2013Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup drained bottled horseradish
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery seeds
  • Coarsely ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • Kosher salt
  • 2 pounds heirloom tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 small celery ribs, thinly sliced, plus 1/4 cup leaves
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 1 pound skirt steak, in 2 pieces


In a bowl, stir 2 tablespoons of the horseradish with the lemon juice, Worcestershire, celery seeds and 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper. Whisk in 1/4 cup of the canola oil in a steady stream; season with salt. Add the tomatoes and celery ribs and leaves, season with salt and pepper and toss.

In a small bowl, stir the sour cream with the remaining 2 tablespoons of horseradish.

Light a grill or preheat a grill pan. Rub the remaining 2 tablespoons of canola oil all over the steak and season with salt and black pepper. Grill the steak over moderately high heat, turning once, until nicely charred, 3 to 4 minutes per side for medium-rare. Transfer the steak to a work surface and let rest for 5 minutes. Slice the steak across the grain and serve with the tomato salad and horseradish cream.

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