Copycat Johnnie’s Vets Club Steak de Burgo Recipe

Steak de Burgo is a popular steak on restaurant menus in central Iowa. The steak is cook to preference and glazed with a rich wine-like sauce and aromatic seasonings.

Copycat Johnnie’s Vets Club Steak de Burgo Recipe

How To Make Copycat Johnnie's Vets Club Steak de Burgo

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 25 mins
Total: 35 mins


  • 2 pcs beef tenderloin steaks, at room temperature, 6 to 8 ounce each
  • ¼ cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 3 tbsp dried oregano, preferably fresh. chopped
  • 3 tbsp basil, fresh, chopped
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • salt and ground black pepper, to season

To Serve:

  • ¼ cup mixed vegetables
  • ¼ cup mashed potatoes


  1. Preheat your oven to 360 degrees F.

  2. Heat up your oil in a cast-iron skillet over medium heat.

  3. Season your steaks with salt and pepper evenly on all sides. Sear until all sides are nicely caramelized, roughly 5 minutes per side.

  4. Roast your steaks to your desired doneness, roughly another 5 minutes for medium. Set aside to rest.

  5. Using the same skillet, saute your garlic and herbs until translucent. Set aside to cool down to room temperature.

  6. In a bowl, combine your butter and cooled garlic and herbs. Fold until evenly incorporated.

  7. Adjust seasoning to taste with salt and pepper.

  8. Serve your garlic and herb butter together with your steaks, potatoes, and vegetables. Garnish with herbs of your choice.


  • Sugar: 1g
  • :
  • Calcium: 148mg
  • Calories: 273kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 16g
  • Cholesterol: 62mg
  • Fat: 24g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Iron: 3mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g
  • Potassium: 262mg
  • Protein: 3g
  • Saturated Fat: 15g
  • Sodium: 25mg
  • Trans Fat: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 2151IU
  • Vitamin C: 11mg
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