Beef Martini


If you like your beef 'shaken, not stirred', try this great tipsy marinade for the summer bbq season! Spice up the presentation with an olive and toothpick garnish!

Prep Time:
2 hrs
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs 15 mins
4 servings


  • ½ onion, chopped

  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed

  • 1 cup barbecue sauce

  • ¼ cup gin

  • 1 tablespoon dry vermouth

  • 1 tablespoon green olive brine

  • 1 teaspoon dried basil

  • 4 (1/2 pound) beef sirloin steaks

  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a medium bowl, combine onion, garlic, barbecue sauce, gin, vermouth, olive brine, and basil.

  2. Sprinkle each steak with salt and pepper, and place in resealable sandwich bags. Divide marinade between each bag, and seal. Ensure that marinade is evenly distributed around steaks. Refrigerate for 2 to 24 hours.

  3. Preheat grill for medium-high heat, and lightly oil grate.

  4. Remove steaks from bags, and discard marinade. Grill steaks for 7 to 8 minutes per side, or to desired doneness.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

492 Calories
21g Fat
25g Carbs
38g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 492
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 21g 27%
Saturated Fat 8g 42%
Cholesterol 121mg 40%
Sodium 1367mg 59%
Total Carbohydrate 25g 9%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 17g
Protein 38g
Vitamin C 2mg 10%
Calcium 34mg 3%
Iron 4mg 24%
Potassium 661mg 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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