Grilling Marinade / Sauce

★★★★★ 3 Reviews
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By Colleen Sowa
from La Crosse, WI

This is excellent for flavoring and tenderizing steaks! It is very easy to make and stores well for a week. So make this... Get out your grill... and throw on some steaks!

serves about 3 cups
prep time 5 Min
cook time 35 Min


  •   1/2 c
    red wine vinegar
  •   1/3 c
    worchestershire sauce
  •   1 1/4 c
    black coffee (extra strong)
  •   1 can(s)
    (6 ounces) tomato paste
  •   1/4 c
    italian salad dressing
  •   1 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  •   1/8 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  •   1/2 tsp
    each: salt, pepper, garlic powder
  •   1 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  •   1 stick
  •   1
    drop liquid smoke

How To Make

  • 1
    Put all ingredients into a sauce pan and bring to a boil. Turn heat down ans simmer for 1/2 an hour. Let cool. Put into 1 quart canning jar (any jar with a lid will do). Refrigerate until needed. Keeps well for about a week.
  • 2
    When ready to use, Put the desired amount into a bowl along with a little water to thin it out if needed. Place meat in the bowl. Coat the meat well. Cover bowl and refrigerate at least 2 hours.
  • 3
    Put the marinated meat on the grill and baste with this marinade a few times while cooking.
  • 4
    *** This is very tasty and helps tenderize the meat. *** I use this on beef steaks and pork steaks.

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