There is something about beef chuck steak that just makes our mouths water. That’s why after scouring the web we came up with the 14 best chuck steak recipes to make over and over again. The best part of it is that chuck steak can go with just about everything from vegetables to rice.
You can count on all sorts of recipes here with the chuck steak being dressed up in delicious marinades or dressed down with minimal prep work. Some of these recipes make it feel like you’re eating at a fancy restaurant with tons of garlic butter to dip it into.
There are also a number of recipes that are low-budget but can feed a family. This is why we love this list and will be using it all year long! Let’s get started.
1) Grilled Chuck Steak
Do you get as excited as I do when I hear the words garlic butter? I’d eat anything with garlic butter which is why you can’t leave this out of your recipe. To be honest the marinade is amazing as well but we can give you some substitutes.
This recipe gives you a juicy, flavor-blasted steak that can serve your whole family. The recipe produces four servings so if you aren’t making it for a group save some leftovers for a sandwich later!
Not everyone loves to use red wine in their recipes and there are a few options for this. You can always use a non-alcoholic version or substitute beef broth to make the recipe work.
2) Budget Baked Chuck Steak Dinner in Foil
If you have some extra time and are working on a budget then this is a recipe that was made for you and your family. This is also a very clean eating recipe so for anyone who is looking to pack some protein and maintain their fitness goals, this is a great option.
The foil is what keeps the seasonings in and really marinates the flavor. However, this recipe doesn’t call for a lot of spicers. All you need is salt, paprika, and butter.
Personally, I would rather not even have white potatoes which is why I have substituted these for sweet potatoes. For me, this is a much better substitute and a healthier carb!
3) Beef Stew with Carrots and Potatoes
Need some good beef chuck steak recipes for chillier days? Don’t we all! That’s why this recipe is a rockstar on this list. The tomato paste is what makes the brothy even tastier and a little thicker.
I love a good hearty soup so with thick broth and tons of vegetables I always feel like I’m about to eat a nice surprise with every bite.
While the classics vegetables include celery and carrots you don’t need to use the exact veggies. Lentils are always a great choice.
4) Best Quick Steak Marinade
Have you ever been to a summer barbecue and had just amazing and juicy steak? You know the ones laying on the wood boards where the juice and marinade are surrounding the steak!
Well, I have and I always wanted to find a marinade that replicates that amazing taste. This marinade is a contender because the combination of dried mustard, Italian seasoning, and garlic is to die for.
Something that could be switched out here is definitely the parsley for garnish. If you really want to go the extra mile scroll a few recipes up and add compound garlic butter.
5) Creamy Mushroom Beef Chuck Roast Recipe
Mushrooms have been sort of a fan-favorite ingredient in the kitchen these past few years which is why this recipe is perfect for mushroom lovers. Keep in mind that this is a roast so all the flavors come from cooking it for over five hours.
What you can’t forget for this recipe is the can of cream of mushroom soup. It’s integral. You also want to make sure that your ad the dry onion soup is.
While adding extra onion to the mix is certainly a good idea you can think about subbing out for a different vegetable like celery.
6) Chuck Roast Crock Pot Recipe
Aren’t crockpot meals the best?
Because of this, it makes this one of the best chuck tender steak recipes on the market. Just remember this recipe takes eight hours of yummy slow cooking to master.
The taco seasoning is definitely an ingredient we didn’t expect but it gives the dish a nice subtle kick of flavor that makes it so tasty. When combined with Worcestershire sauce it’s really a home run.
If you don’t have Worcestershire sauce handy you can combine soy sauce and ketchup as the next best thing.
7) Crock Pot Roast
Want another variation of boneless chuck steak recipes with a mushroom sauce? We’ll we have got it for you.
This dish is the mother’s recipe for spice blends. Here we have thyme, garlic cloves, dry onion soup mix, and a few others that give it its distinct taste. But what makes this recipe different is its Montreal steak seasoning.
While this spice makes the recipe you can sub it out for other dry rubs to play with the flavor.
8) Wine Braised Beef
More mushrooms and thin chuck steak recipes? Ok, no problem.
This savory dish gets us every time because of its juicy sauce. You’ll need a lot of red wine for the recipe and it is the ingredient you must keep cause it’s the base of the sauce.
Is there anything negotiable in this recipe? Of course, you can take out the Bay leaves and garnish them with parsley instead.
9) Carne Asada
Hola amigos! It’s time for our favorite kind of tacos and the best part is you can eat it with or without the flour tortillas. Carne asada is an incredible beef chuck steak recipe and we are here for it.
It’s important to keep the things like garlic cloves and onions in the recipe because it offsets some of the spices.
There are a lot of different chili peppers here so you can always go half the desired amount or even substitute it for something less spicy.
10) Lemon Garlic Steak
Ever feel like you just need an easy recipe that doesn’t have a lot to it?
Well, this is it. Aside from some tasty garlic and paprika, there is not a lot to this recipe which is why it is so easy. Of course, the recipe is not the same without the lemon so keep that in there.
But if you are looking to change this recipe up then here is what you can do. You can add Montreal steak seasoning as long as you are sparing with it so it doesn’t overpower the lemon.
11) Foolproof Chuck Steak with Chimmichurri
While we love steak the chimichurri is what really makes the recipe so enjoyable here. To make the chimichurri you need to focus on a few key ingredients. The chili pepper, cilantro leaves, garlic, and wine vinegary are a few of the most important ingredients.
However, we wouldn’t recommend leaving out the oregano and paprika but if you want to make a swap an Italian seasoning is possible.
Pairing this with the chuck steak is something we could eat for days. So good thing this recipe makes leftovers.
12) Slow-Cooked Meat and Potato Pie
Meat pies are very popular in both England and Australia. It’s no wonder because they are delicious.
For this recipe, you only need about three hours. The beef stock and potatoes are actually important so understanding to keep them as your base is important.
While this recipe calls for buying ready rolled pastry you can choose a number of brands and all would work well. The flavor is in the meat!
13) The Ultimate Chuck Steak Cheeseburger
Looking for something to sink your teeth into? We love a thick chuck steak cheeseburger and with not many ingredients on the list, this is one of the easiest recipes.
Dress it up however you want to sub out the veggies for things like bacon and a fried egg! That’s the beauty of this recipe. You can make it your own.
14) Philly Cheesesteak
Were you getting worried we’d comprise a list of chuck steak without putting together a cheesecake Philly? Have no fear cause this is it.
The onion powder and onion are what make our breath not so great but the sub so delicious. But what you can do to add a few things or change up the recipe is add green peppers and red peppers to make it more of a steak bomb recipe!
You can also switch up the cheese from provolone to American!
14 Beef Chuck Steak Recipes
- 1/4 c olive oil
- 4 garlic cloves, minced
- 2/3 c ketchup
- 2 tbsps Worcestershire sauce
- 2 tsp sugar
- 2 tsp dried basil
- 1 boneless beef chuck steak (1-1/2 inches thick and about 3 pounds)
- 1 c red wine vinegar
- In a large skillet pan, take the garlic and sautee until more translucent. Then add Worcestershire sauce, ketchup, sugar, vinegar, and your basil to make a nice marinade dressing. Stir well.
- Once well mixed take the marinade from the skillet and transfer it to a bowl. Soak the meat on both sides and let the chuck steak sit covered overnight for minimally six hours. Save the leftover marines and refrigerate them!
- Now lightly oil your grill rack. You can use a drip pan to do this. Place your chuck steaks on the grill with medium heat. Let them brown on eat side. Once browned move them to the side of the grill for indirect heat.
- Cover your grill and cook the steak for 45-50 minutes on each side with indirect heat. Using a thermometer you can tell how done you want the meat. During this 45-55 minutes make sure to keep rubbing marinade on it as it cooks.