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Top 5 Healthy Steak Marinade Ideas

Rosemary Balsamic

How do you add some sweetness without adding unhealthy sugar? Honey, of course. It's nature's pure, unprocessed sugar supply, and along with balsamic vinegar it contributes just the slightest hint of sweet to a grilled steak.

You've got heart-healthy garlic and olive oil in this one, too, as well as rosemary, an herb reported to benefit digestion and relieve pain [source: Keville].

To create a rosemary-honey-balsamic marinade, MedicineNet recommends whisking together:

1/2 cup balsamic vinegar

1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

1 tablespoon honey

1 tablespoon garlic, minced

2 tablespoons fresh rosemary needles

1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper (fresh is best)

Marinate steak in this mixture for up to 24 hours before grilling for a sweet-tangy, low-HLA feast.

And finally, your spice rack provides practically everything you need for this marinade…