Steak over Quinoa Medley

Steak over Quinoa Medley
Serves 6-8 people 

Steak + Marinade

  • 2 pounds of strip steak
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 2 tbsps red wine vinegar
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 4 tbsps honey
  • Salt 
  • Pepper


  • 1 cup quinoa (or grain of your choice)
  • ½ cup of canned chickpeas 
  • 1 cup of spinach
  • ⅓ cup of bell pepper, chopped
  • ⅓ cup red onion, chopped 
  • 5-7 Kalamata or Black olives, chopped


  • Combine the ingredients for the marinade in a large bowl. Add the steak and marinate for at least 4 hours.
  • Heat a grill to medium-high heat.
  • Remove the steak from the marinade and season with salt and pepper. Place the steak on the grill for 5 minutes on each side.
  • Place on a cutting board and let rest for 10 minutes.
  • Cook quinoa (or grain of your choice) according to package.
  • Saute spinach and veggies with a drizzle of olive oil until tender. Add in chickpeas and let heat for 1-2 min.
  • Combine quinoa, veggie and chickpea mixture in a bowl.
  • Plate the quinoa medley and top with the sliced steak.