Steak de Burgo
Place of originUnited States
Region or stateMidwest
Main ingredientsbeef tenderloin

Steak de Burgo is a steak dish and a regional specialty in the Midwest, specifically Des Moines, Iowa. This traditional dish was originally made famous by Johnny and Kay's Restaurant. The dish usually consists of a beef tenderloin either topped with butter, garlic, and Italian herbs, or served in a sauce consisting of those same ingredients.[1][2][3][4]

See also


  1. ^ Howe, Olivia Gonzalez (January 31, 2006). "Jesse's Embers: Steak de Burgo Recipe"[permanent dead link], Des Moines Register. Retrieved January 3, 2016.
  2. ^ Fales, Andy (February 27, 2013). "Signature Dish: Des Moines' Iconic Steak", WHO TV. Retrieved January 3, 2016.
  3. ^ Duncan, Jim (July 30, 2009). "Dining Icons: Des Moines' Tourism Niche", Cityview Online. Retrieved January 3, 2016.
  4. ^ "Steak De Burgo" Archived 2011-07-25 at the Wayback Machine, Iowa Beef Industry Council. Retrieved January 3, 2016.