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6 Great Steak Recipes That Won't Break the Bank (Slideshow)

6 Great Steak Recipes That Won't Break the Bank (Slideshow)

Just because it's cheap doesn't mean it has to be less flavorful

Flank Steak

Top Sirloin

Hanger Steak

Rib Eye

Boneless rib eye steak is by no means the cheapest steak on the market, but it will certainly set you back less than tenderloin, porterhouse, or in some cases strip steak. Rib eye is a delicious alternative to these pricier options.

Click here to try this Trudy’s Rib-eye in the Pan Recipe

Skirt Steak

As with many of the alternatives we have provided, skirt steak is an excellent and flavorful cut of meat that is leaner than the more expensive cuts. However, if prepared correctly, it has not only great flavor and texture, but can save you a couple of extra dollars as well.

Click here for this Vaca Frita Steak Recipe

Chuck Steak

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4 Steaks You Can Actually Afford

We don’t eat rib eyes every night. Partially because our blood pressure would go through the roof, but mostly because we can’t afford it. The most tender, well-marbled cuts of steak are expensive, but there are plenty of delicious cuts of steak out there that won't break the bank. (Read: more steak, more often.)

The best cheap cuts of steak are always changing. Like the cut of your pants, steaks go through trends. We used to love hanger or skirt steak as a cheap cut, but since they’ve gained popularity and risen in price, we’ve started looking elsewhere. These are four of our most trusty budget steaks, which you can totally find at any Whole Foods or old-school butcher, for weeknight indulgence, Rent Week dinner parties, or just about anything else.


4 Steaks You Can Actually Afford

We don’t eat rib eyes every night. Partially because our blood pressure would go through the roof, but mostly because we can’t afford it. The most tender, well-marbled cuts of steak are expensive, but there are plenty of delicious cuts of steak out there that won't break the bank. (Read: more steak, more often.)

The best cheap cuts of steak are always changing. Like the cut of your pants, steaks go through trends. We used to love hanger or skirt steak as a cheap cut, but since they’ve gained popularity and risen in price, we’ve started looking elsewhere. These are four of our most trusty budget steaks, which you can totally find at any Whole Foods or old-school butcher, for weeknight indulgence, Rent Week dinner parties, or just about anything else.


4 Steaks You Can Actually Afford

We don’t eat rib eyes every night. Partially because our blood pressure would go through the roof, but mostly because we can’t afford it. The most tender, well-marbled cuts of steak are expensive, but there are plenty of delicious cuts of steak out there that won't break the bank. (Read: more steak, more often.)

The best cheap cuts of steak are always changing. Like the cut of your pants, steaks go through trends. We used to love hanger or skirt steak as a cheap cut, but since they’ve gained popularity and risen in price, we’ve started looking elsewhere. These are four of our most trusty budget steaks, which you can totally find at any Whole Foods or old-school butcher, for weeknight indulgence, Rent Week dinner parties, or just about anything else.


4 Steaks You Can Actually Afford

We don’t eat rib eyes every night. Partially because our blood pressure would go through the roof, but mostly because we can’t afford it. The most tender, well-marbled cuts of steak are expensive, but there are plenty of delicious cuts of steak out there that won't break the bank. (Read: more steak, more often.)

The best cheap cuts of steak are always changing. Like the cut of your pants, steaks go through trends. We used to love hanger or skirt steak as a cheap cut, but since they’ve gained popularity and risen in price, we’ve started looking elsewhere. These are four of our most trusty budget steaks, which you can totally find at any Whole Foods or old-school butcher, for weeknight indulgence, Rent Week dinner parties, or just about anything else.


4 Steaks You Can Actually Afford

We don’t eat rib eyes every night. Partially because our blood pressure would go through the roof, but mostly because we can’t afford it. The most tender, well-marbled cuts of steak are expensive, but there are plenty of delicious cuts of steak out there that won't break the bank. (Read: more steak, more often.)

The best cheap cuts of steak are always changing. Like the cut of your pants, steaks go through trends. We used to love hanger or skirt steak as a cheap cut, but since they’ve gained popularity and risen in price, we’ve started looking elsewhere. These are four of our most trusty budget steaks, which you can totally find at any Whole Foods or old-school butcher, for weeknight indulgence, Rent Week dinner parties, or just about anything else.


4 Steaks You Can Actually Afford

We don’t eat rib eyes every night. Partially because our blood pressure would go through the roof, but mostly because we can’t afford it. The most tender, well-marbled cuts of steak are expensive, but there are plenty of delicious cuts of steak out there that won't break the bank. (Read: more steak, more often.)

The best cheap cuts of steak are always changing. Like the cut of your pants, steaks go through trends. We used to love hanger or skirt steak as a cheap cut, but since they’ve gained popularity and risen in price, we’ve started looking elsewhere. These are four of our most trusty budget steaks, which you can totally find at any Whole Foods or old-school butcher, for weeknight indulgence, Rent Week dinner parties, or just about anything else.


4 Steaks You Can Actually Afford

We don’t eat rib eyes every night. Partially because our blood pressure would go through the roof, but mostly because we can’t afford it. The most tender, well-marbled cuts of steak are expensive, but there are plenty of delicious cuts of steak out there that won't break the bank. (Read: more steak, more often.)

The best cheap cuts of steak are always changing. Like the cut of your pants, steaks go through trends. We used to love hanger or skirt steak as a cheap cut, but since they’ve gained popularity and risen in price, we’ve started looking elsewhere. These are four of our most trusty budget steaks, which you can totally find at any Whole Foods or old-school butcher, for weeknight indulgence, Rent Week dinner parties, or just about anything else.


4 Steaks You Can Actually Afford

We don’t eat rib eyes every night. Partially because our blood pressure would go through the roof, but mostly because we can’t afford it. The most tender, well-marbled cuts of steak are expensive, but there are plenty of delicious cuts of steak out there that won't break the bank. (Read: more steak, more often.)

The best cheap cuts of steak are always changing. Like the cut of your pants, steaks go through trends. We used to love hanger or skirt steak as a cheap cut, but since they’ve gained popularity and risen in price, we’ve started looking elsewhere. These are four of our most trusty budget steaks, which you can totally find at any Whole Foods or old-school butcher, for weeknight indulgence, Rent Week dinner parties, or just about anything else.


4 Steaks You Can Actually Afford

We don’t eat rib eyes every night. Partially because our blood pressure would go through the roof, but mostly because we can’t afford it. The most tender, well-marbled cuts of steak are expensive, but there are plenty of delicious cuts of steak out there that won't break the bank. (Read: more steak, more often.)

The best cheap cuts of steak are always changing. Like the cut of your pants, steaks go through trends. We used to love hanger or skirt steak as a cheap cut, but since they’ve gained popularity and risen in price, we’ve started looking elsewhere. These are four of our most trusty budget steaks, which you can totally find at any Whole Foods or old-school butcher, for weeknight indulgence, Rent Week dinner parties, or just about anything else.


4 Steaks You Can Actually Afford

We don’t eat rib eyes every night. Partially because our blood pressure would go through the roof, but mostly because we can’t afford it. The most tender, well-marbled cuts of steak are expensive, but there are plenty of delicious cuts of steak out there that won't break the bank. (Read: more steak, more often.)

The best cheap cuts of steak are always changing. Like the cut of your pants, steaks go through trends. We used to love hanger or skirt steak as a cheap cut, but since they’ve gained popularity and risen in price, we’ve started looking elsewhere. These are four of our most trusty budget steaks, which you can totally find at any Whole Foods or old-school butcher, for weeknight indulgence, Rent Week dinner parties, or just about anything else.