Piled high with steak and veggies, the real treat on this sandwich is the sauce, a pesto mayonnaise. Courtesy of Cooking Light, the tender bites of sirloin steak will have you coming back for more of this high protein, iron-rich sandwich.

under 10 mins
lunch dinner

Ingredients for servings

    Steak Baguettes

  • 1 boneless beef sirloin steak (12-ounce) (about 1 inch thick), trimmed

  • 0.25 teaspoon kosher salt

  • 0.125 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

  • 2 tablespoons canola mayonnaise

  • 2 tablespoons refrigerated pesto sauce

  • 1 piece white or whole-grain baguette (12-ounce) , split in half horizontally

  • 1 cup packed baby arugula (about 1 ounce)

  • 3 red onion slices (0.125 inch-thick)

  • 2 plum tomatoes thinly sliced lengthwise


  • Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Sprinkle steak with salt and pepper. Add steak to pan, and cook 2 1/2 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Remove the steak from pan, and let stand 5 minutes. Cut steak across grain into thin slices.

  • Combine mayonnaise and pesto, stirring until well blended. Spread mayonnaise mixture evenly over cut sides of bread. Layer bottom half of bread with arugula, red onion, steak, and tomato; top with top half of bread. Cut sandwich diagonally into 4 equal pieces.

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