Slideshow: 46 Steak, Beef, and Lamb Recipes for Your Memorial Day Grill!

Short Ribs
Short Ribs

Basic grilled ribs rubbed with salt and black pepper.

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[Photograph: Joshua Bousel]

The Food Lab's Perfect Grilled Ribeye Steaks
The Food Lab's Perfect Grilled Ribeye Steaks

The key to perfect ribeye steaks is low-and-slow followed by furiously hot.

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[Photograph: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt]

Chili Spiced Skirt Steak Tacos
Chili Spiced Skirt Steak Tacos

Spiced skirt steak grilled, sliced, and stuffed into tacos.

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[Photograph: Joshua Bousel]

Steak Sandwich with Onion-Jalapeno Sauce
Steak Sandwich with Onion-Jalapeno Sauce

Meaty grilled skirt steak with sweet caramelized onions and hot jalapeños.

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[Photograph: María del Mar Sacasa]

Grilled Skirt Steak Fajitas
Grilled Skirt Steak Fajitas

There's nothing better than being presented with a plate of guacamole, pico de gallo, and sour cream; the anticipation of that sizzling platter of meat and vegetables laid down before you.

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[Photograph: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt]

Grilled Steak, Avocado, and Spicy Crema Sandwiches
Grilled Steak, Avocado, and Spicy Crema Sandwiches

Open-faced sandwiches with steak, avocado, and a spicy crema.

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[Photograph: María del Mar Sacasa]

Grilled Poblano and Potato Salad with Skirt Steak
Grilled Poblano and Potato Salad with Skirt Steak

A salad that eats like a meal. Poblanos, potatoes, and skirt steak all in one dish.

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[Photograph: Blake Royer]

Yum Neua (Thai Grilled Beef Salad)
Yum Neua (Thai Grilled Beef Salad)

Another Thai beef salad, this one is a more traditional yum neua: grilled beef with an intensely flavored sweet-and-hot dressing.

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[Photograph: Nick Kindelsperger]

Grilled Beef Salad with Watercress and Vegetables
Grilled Beef Salad with Watercress and Vegetables

Another take on steak salad combines marinated steak with spicy dressed greens.

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[Photograph: Blake Royer]

Skirt Steak Salad with Cilantro-Lime Dressing
Skirt Steak Salad with Cilantro-Lime Dressing

Marinated skirt steak, served with a tangy cilantro and lime dressing on top of salad greens.

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[Photograph: Joshua Bousel]

Beef Satay
Beef Satay

Tender marinated beef skewers are charred and served with a peanut dipping sauce.

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[Photograph: Joshua Bousel]

Chipotle-Rubbed Steaks with Lime Butter
Chipotle-Rubbed Steaks with Lime Butter

Decadently rich but not too heavy. That's the magic of lime butter.

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[Photograph: Blake Royer]

Grilled Spice-Rubbed Skirt Steak
Grilled Spice-Rubbed Skirt Steak

A rub of cumin, ancho chile powder, cinnamon and paprika gives grilled skirt steak a smoky, spicy and slightly sweet flavor.

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[Photograph: Carrie Vasios]

Grilled Beef Pinwheels
Grilled Beef Pinwheels

How do you make flank steak even tastier? Stuff if with cheese and herbs, of course!

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[Photograph: Joshua Bousel]

Mojo Marinated Flank Steak
Mojo Marinated Flank Steak

Tender flank steak flavored with bitter orange and garlic.

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[Photograph: Joshua Bousel]

Santa Maria-Style Barbecue Tri-Tip
Santa Maria-Style Barbecue Tri-Tip

A California classic, tri-tip is best cooked over smoky charcoal to a nice medium rare, served with chunky Santa Maria-style tomato and celery salsa.

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[Photograph: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt]

Crispy Grilled Beef Tongue
Crispy Grilled Beef Tongue

Fatty meat that is easy to grill.

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[Photograph: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt]

Argentinean-Style Grilled Short Ribs with Chimichurri
Argentinean-Style Grilled Short Ribs with Chimichurri

Short ribs are generally braised in Western cuisine, but they make a great cut for the grill when sliced thin and served with a bright herb sauce.

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[Photograph: Joshua Bousel]

Grilled Strip Steak with Creamy Yogurt Sauce and Tomato-Cucumber Salad
Grilled Strip Steak with Creamy Yogurt Sauce and Tomato-Cucumber Salad

Keep things light and refreshing by serving grilled meats with cool, refreshing, crunchy salads, like this version with cucumbers, parsley, and tomatoes dressed with yogurt.

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[Photograph: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt]

Grilled Flank Steak with Pistachio-Mint Pesto and Roasted Beets
Grilled Flank Steak with Pistachio-Mint Pesto and Roasted Beets

Vibrant pesto, made from pistachios and mint, is a lively companion for grilled flank steak and sweet, roasted beets.

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[Photograph: Jennifer Olvera]

Charred Beef Tenderloin With Cacio e Pepe Toasted Barley and Watercress Pesto
Charred Beef Tenderloin With Cacio e Pepe Toasted Barley and Watercress Pesto

Traditional buttery pasta is replaced by toasted barley flavored with a hearty sprinkling of black pepper and a light dusting of salty Pecorino Romano cheese to capture the flavors of cacio e pepe in this lean version.

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[Photograph: Kerry Saretsky]

Grilled Jalapeño-Marinated Steak Sandwiches With Charred Onions and Cotija Mayo
Grilled Jalapeño-Marinated Steak Sandwiches With Charred Onions and Cotija Mayo

The grill is an the ultimate sandwich-making machine—you can cook just about all your sandwich ingredients on it, pile them on bread, and then use the remaining heat from the coals to either press or heat the sandwich. Plus it can all be done en masse for a crowd.

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[Photograph: Joshua Bousel]

Grilled Mojo-Marinated Skirt Steak
Grilled Mojo-Marinated Skirt Steak

Garlicky, citrusy skirt steak is served alongside smoky paprika potatoes.

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[Photograph: Jennifer Olvera]

Muffuletta-Style Grilled Stuffed Flank Steak (Stuffed With Salumi, Provolone, and Olive Salad)
Muffuletta-Style Grilled Stuffed Flank Steak (Stuffed With Salumi, Provolone, and Olive Salad)

Inspired by the classic New Orleans muffuletta sandwich, we roll a butterflied flank steak with prosciutto, capicola, mortadella, provolone, and a punchy olive salad, then slice it into colorful pinwheels that get grilled over a hot fire.

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[Photograph: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt]

Crying Tiger (Thai-style Grilled Steak with Dry Chili Dipping Sauce)
Crying Tiger (Thai-style Grilled Steak with Dry Chili Dipping Sauce)

A simple steak brightened with a spicy sauce.

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[Photographs: Leela Punyaratabandhu]

Montreal Smoked Meat
Montreal Smoked Meat

Montreal's answer to pastrami made with whole brisket.

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[Photograph: Joshua Bousel]

Colombian-style Barbecued Beef Ribs
Colombian-style Barbecued Beef Ribs

Basic beef ribs grilled over a low fire until the fat renders and the connective tissue softens.

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[Photograph: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt]

Tender Grilled Short Ribs
Tender Grilled Short Ribs

Inexpensive well-marbled beef that needs little seasoning.

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[Photograph: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt]

Grilled Garlic and Mint Pesto Stuffed Leg of Lamb
Grilled Garlic and Mint Pesto Stuffed Leg of Lamb

A leg of lamb with bits of caramelized roasted garlic embedded in each bite.

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[Photograph: Joshua Bousel]

Grilled Skirt Steak with Guacamole and Rajas
Grilled Skirt Steak with Guacamole and Rajas

Tender skirt steak with roasted poblano peppers and guacamole in flour tortillas.

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[Photograph: Nick Kindelsperger]

Mole-Crusted Fajitas
Mole-Crusted Fajitas

Steak crusted with a peanut butter and garlic mole sauce served on soft tortilla.

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[Photograph: Joshua Bousel]

Butterflied Leg of Lamb with Rosemary, Garlic, and Mustard Crust
Butterflied Leg of Lamb with Rosemary, Garlic, and Mustard Crust

Lamb with a hefty mustard crust, adding a slight bite and herbiness that complemented the meat nicely.

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[Photograph: Joshua Bousel]

Spicy Cumin Lamb Skewers
Spicy Cumin Lamb Skewers

A marriage of Middle Eastern and Chinese influence, these earthy, spicy, and pungent lamb skewers deliver such a unique flavor that they seem persistently exciting.

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[Photograph: http://www.seriouseats.com/recipes/2013/07/spicy-lamb-skewers-cumin-recipe.html]

Flank Steak With Blue Cheese-Honey Nectarines and Basil-Buttered Corn
Flank Steak With Blue Cheese-Honey Nectarines and Basil-Buttered Corn

Feed a group with minimal effort by serving marinated flank steak, basil-buttered corn and peppery blue cheese nectarines, drizzled with honey.

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[Photograph: Jennifer Olvera]

Grilled Steak Banh Mi
Grilled Steak Banh Mi

Grilled steak stuffed into a sandwich with lightly pickled carrots and daikon radish, cilantro, cucumber, and hot peppers.

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[Photograph: Joshua Bousel]