Garlic butter steak and potatoes is a delicious recipe you can prepare at any time of the day, made with butter, potatoes, oregano, rosemary, sirloin, and other ingredients.

Garlic butter steak and potato skillet is one of my favorite recipes, this is my go-to recipe for date night at home. It’s easy and super cook to prepare in just 10 minutes. Once you are done cooking, serve the recipe, grab a wine, pop up champagne, grab a few basic ingredients, and put on your favorite music and you are good to go.

This juicy steak and potato dish sizzled in a luscious garlic-herb butter and it is a simple comfort meal, easy and elegant in one pan, and in under 30 minutes, it fills up your stomach. If you are looking for less stress, no difficulty in cleaning up, and a simple ingredient meal, you have come to the right place.

In addition, this is a complete, healthy supper for the entire family that can be prepared in just one skillet. It serves four people, but those buttery garlicky steak bits make delicious leftovers for lunch the next day if you’re lucky. On a chilly night, I served it with Garlic Butter Mushrooms and Easy French Onion Soup. It was perfect for a posh-ish, French-inspired feast.

Tips and variations:

You can use other types of meat like beef tenderloin, new york strip steak or stir fry meat.

You can substitute red-skinned and fingerling potatoes for yukon gold. (Russet potatoes may not hold they shape well)

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes

Total: 20 minutes

Serves: 4 servings

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  • Author: Olivia



1 tablespoon olive oil

4 tablespoons butter divided

1 pound Yukon Gold potatoes diced into 1/2 inch cubes

4 garlic cloves minced

1 teaspoon dried rosemary

1 teaspoon dried oregano

½ teaspoon salt

½ teaspoon pepper

1 ½ pounds sirloin steak cut into 1 inch cubes

Freshly chopped parsley for garnish optional


Step 1:

Heat a cast iron skillet over medium high heat. Then  add olive oil and 2 tablespoons of butter and melt butter.

Step 2:

Add cut potatoes, garlic, rosemary, oregano, salt and pepper. Allow to cook for approximately 4 minutes without stirring, then after these 4 minutes, stir and cook for an additional 3-4 minutes until it is soft. Remove potatoes from the pan and set aside in a bowl.

Step 3:

Return the skillet to the stove and increase the heat to high. Then add 2 tablespoons of butter and stir to melt. Add the steak bites in a single layer and allow to cook for 1 minute.

Step 4:

Flip or stir the steak for another 1-2 minutes or until the desired doneness. Remove skillet from the heat, add the cooked potatoes back to the skillet and toss together. Then add additional salt and pepper if desired.

Step 5:

Top with fresh chopped parsley, optional. Serve and enjoy!



For this recipe, you are welcome to use other kinds of meats such as beef tenderloin, New york strip steak, or stir fry meat.

If desired, you can use red-skinned and fingerling potatoes in place of Yukon gold. I do not recommend using Russet potatoes.

Nutrition Facts:

Calories: 455 kcal (23%), Carbohydrates: 21g (7%), Protein: 40g (80%), Fat: 23g (35%), Saturated Fat: 11g (69%), Cholesterol: 134mg (45%), Sodium: 495 mg (22%), Potassium: 1071mg (31%), Fiber: 3g (13%), Sugar: 1g (1%)

FAQ – Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: Can I use a different cut of steak for this recipe?

A: Absolutely! While ribeye, sirloin, or striploin are popular choices for this recipe, you can use other cuts of steak as well. Just ensure that the steak is tender and suitable for quick cooking in a skillet.

Q: Can I add other vegetables to the skillet?

A: Certainly! If you want to incorporate more veggies into the dish, feel free to add some bell peppers, onions, or mushrooms along with the potatoes. Sauté them together for added flavor and variety.

Q: Can I marinate the steak beforehand?

A: While marinating the steak is optional, it can add an extra layer of flavor. If you prefer marinated steak, prepare a simple marinade using ingredients like soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, and herbs. Marinate the steak for at least 30 minutes or up to overnight before cooking.

Q: Can I make this recipe ahead of time?

A: This dish is best enjoyed fresh to savor the flavors and textures. However, you can pre-cut the steak and dice the potatoes in advance to save time. Keep them refrigerated separately until you’re ready to cook. Cook the dish just before serving for the best results.


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