Garlic Butter Steak And Potatoes

Steak And Potatoes

Garlic Butter Steak And Potatoes

Are you in a hurry to whip up a delicious dinner that won’t take much time or money but promises big on flavor and satisfaction?

Garlic butter steak and potatoes might just be the perfect pairing for your next family meal.

This classic combination is not only yummy and tasty, but it’s also super easy to prepare, making it a go-to for many busy weeknights.

Growing up, steak and potatoes in foil was the meal that everyone in my family looked forward to.

My mother, a whiz with a skillet, had her special spin on this dish. She would marinate the steak in garlic and herbs for that bursting flavor, then cook it to perfectly juicy perfection.

For the potatoes, she’d opt for a mix of baby and whole potatoes, tossed in olive oil, garlic, and butter, and then roasted in the same pan as the steak.

The result was a wonderful harmony of flavors that we all loved—the steak was absolutely loaded with goodness, and the potatoes were garlicky and buttery.

This one-pan wonder became more than just a dinner option; it was a full-blown family tradition.

It’s a simple yet satisfying dish that requires minimal ingredients but delivers maximum taste.

Whether it’s a sirloin or a kind cut, the steak always comes out juicy and flavorful, and the potatoes are a creamy, flavorful delight.

Even today, when I make this steak and potatoes skillet recipe for my own family, it’s not just about feeding them; it’s about passing on the love and care that my mother showed us with each meal.

It’s safe to say, anyone who has tried this dish is hooked, and they know why it’s been a favorite for generations.

Garlic Butter Steak And Potatoes

Classic Steak And Potatoes Recipe


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided
  • 1 pound Yukon Gold potatoes, diced into ½-inch cubes
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1½ pounds sirloin steak, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • Freshly chopped parsley (optional, for garnish)

Recommended Equipment

  • Cast Iron Skillet


  1. Heat your cast iron skillet over medium-high heat. Add olive oil and 2 tablespoons of butter, letting the butter melt fully.
  2. Place the potatoes, minced garlic, rosemary, oregano, salt, and pepper into the skillet. Cook for about 4 minutes without stirring. Then stir the potatoes and cook for another 3-4 minutes until they are fork-tender. Remove the potatoes from the skillet and set aside in a bowl.
  3. Increase the heat to high. Add the remaining 2 tablespoons of butter and let it melt. Add the steak cubes in a single layer. Cook for about 1 minute, then flip or stir and cook for another 1-2 minutes until they reach your preferred doneness.
  4. Return the potatoes to the skillet and toss with the steak. Adjust the seasoning with additional salt and pepper if needed.
  5. If desired, sprinkle freshly chopped parsley on top for a touch of color and freshness.
  6. Serve the sizzling steak and potatoes directly from the skillet for a hearty and satisfying meal.

steak and potatoes skillet recipe

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