A short time ago a friend offered to let me go through
her recipe box. It was both an illuminating look at my friend through the foods
and recipes she thought enough of to keep over the years and also a perfect opportunity
to find her favorites and prepare her a very special birthday dinner. The crowning
glory was this perfectly grilled flavorful and tender
flat iron steak.
of the recipes in my friends recipe box was for a barbecued pot roast marinade.
I made the marinade for flat iron steaks that I grilled. The meat was made both
flavorful and tender by a full 24+ hour marinade. I basted the meat with some
of the marinade while it grilled and cooked the remaining marinade, using it as
a side sauce.
This marinade would be perfect on any cut of beef, chuck
roast, brisket, tri tip, flat iron, filet mignon, London broil, rib eye, t bone
Barbecue Beef Marinade
2 cloves garlic - sliced 1 medium onion -
sliced 1/2 cup minced fresh parsley 2 teaspoons salt 1/2 cup vegetable
oil 8 oz. tomato sauce 1 cup white vinegar 2/3 cup Worcestershire sauce 3/4
cup brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon Tabasco sauce 1 teaspoon dried rosemary 1/4
teaspoon dried thyme
ingredients in a sauce pan and simmer for 20 minutes. Cool. Pour over meat and
let marinate for at least 24 hours. This recipe makes a very generous amount of