Recipes and Cooking Mediterranean Strip Steaks 4.0 (7) The robust flavors of the Mediterranean -- lemons, olive oil, feta cheese, and oregano -- complement smoky paprika and brown sugar-rubbed steaks. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 1, 2008 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Andy Lyons Prep Time: 20 mins Grill Time: 9 mins Stand Time: 30 mins Total Time: 59 mins Servings: 8 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 2 teaspoon smoked paprika 1 teaspoon packed brown sugar 2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 4 top loin (strip) steaks, cut 1 inch thick (about 12 oz. each) 2 lemons, halved 1 avocado, seeded, peeled, and sliced 4 ounce feta cheese, crumbled Feta cheese wedges (optional) Fresh oregano 1 teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel Directions For rub, stir together paprika, sugar, 1 tsp. salt, and 1/2 tsp. pepper. Coat steaks with 1 Tbsp. oil; rub mixture on both sides. Let stand at room temperature 30 minutes. For charcoal grill, arrange medium-hot coals on one side of grill. Place steaks on rack directly over coals. Cover and lightly sear on both sides, 5 to 6 minutes. Move to unheated side of grill. Cover and grill 4 to 5 minutes more for medium rare (145 degrees F). Remove; let stand 5 minutes. Grill lemon halves, cut side down, directly over coals, 2 minutes. (For gas grill, preheat grill. Adjust heat for indirect cooking. Grill as above.) Serve with lemons, avocado, and feta. Sprinkle oregano and lemon peel; drizzle remaining oil. Serves 8. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 340 Calories 18g Fat 5g Carbs 40g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 8 Calories 340 % Daily Value * Total Fat 18g 23% Saturated Fat 6g 30% Cholesterol 97mg 32% Sodium 479mg 21% Total Carbohydrate 5g 2% Total Sugars 2g Protein 40g Vitamin C 22.4mg 112% Calcium 121.2mg 9% Iron 2.9mg 16% Potassium 607mg 13% Folate, total 28.2mcg Vitamin B-12 2.4mcg Vitamin B-6 1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.