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Grilled Ribeye Steak Sandwich

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

15 Minutes

Effort

Pellets

Mesquite

Coat your rib-eye in a rich tomatillo, garlic, and green onion marinade before grilling it hot and fast on the Traeger. Thinly sliced, and stacked with fresh arugula, this flavorful sandwich will hit the top of your list.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

4

Units of Measurement:

main

  • 1 tomatillos

  • 1 Bunch cilantro leaves

  • 1 Whole green onion, thinly sliced

  • 1 1/2 Tablespoon garlic, minced

  • 2/3 Cup vegetable oil

  • 1 Tablespoon mustard

  • 1/2 Teaspoon horseradish

  • 1 Pinch salt and pepper

  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon Traeger Prime Rib Rub

  • 2 Pieces (1 inch thick) rib-eye steaks

  • 8 ciabatta buns, for serving

  • arugula

Steps

  • 1

    Remove and discard the husk from the tomatillo. In a small pot of boiling water, add the tomatillo and cook for 3 minutes. Remove the tomatillo and reserve the cooking water.

    Ingredients

    • 1 tomatillos

  • 2

    In a food processor or blender, add the tomatillo, cilantro, green onion, and garlic, oil, mustard, 1/4 cup of reserved tomatillo cooking water, horseradish, Traeger Prime Rib Rub, and a pinch of salt and pepper. Blend the ingredients until smooth. Reserve 1/2 cup of the tomatillo sauce, and place in a covered container in the refrigerator for later.

    Ingredients

    • 1 Bunch cilantro leaves

    • 1 Whole green onion, thinly sliced

    • 1 1/2 Tablespoon garlic, minced

    • 2/3 Cup vegetable oil

    • 1 Tablespoon mustard

    • 1/2 Teaspoon horseradish

    • 1 Pinch salt and pepper

    • 1 1/2 Teaspoon Traeger Prime Rib Rub

  • 3

    Place the steaks in a baking dish or large zip-top bag. Generously coat the steaks with the remaining tomatillo sauce. Cover and marinate in the refrigerator for 1-4 hours.

    Ingredients

    • 2 Pieces (1 inch thick) rib-eye steaks

  • 4

    When ready to cook, set the Traeger temperature to 450˚F and preheat with the lid closed for 15 minutes. For optimal results, set to 500˚F if available.

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  • 5

    Insert the probe horizontally into the center of the steak. Place steaks directly on the grill grates and cook for 10 minutes. Flip and cook until the internal temperature reaches 130˚F, or desired doneness, 5 minutes.

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    Probe130 ˚F

  • 6

    Remove the steaks from the grill and allow to rest for 5 minutes, before thinly slicing. Assemble the sandwiches by placing the sliced steak on a ciabatta bun. Top with reserved tomatillo sauce and arugula, as desired. Enjoy!

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    Ingredients

    • 8 ciabatta buns, for serving

    • As Needed arugula

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