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Blue Cheese-Crusted Sirloin Steaks Recipe

Blue Cheese-Crusted Sirloin Steaks Recipe

My wife adores this steak—and me when I fix it for her. She thinks it’s the ideal dish for Friday night after a long workweek. —Michael Rouse, Minot, North Dakota
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 beef top sirloin steak (1 inch thick and 1-1/2 pounds)
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 2 tablespoons soft bread crumbs

Directions

  • 1. In a large ovenproof skillet, heat 1 tablespoon butter over medium heat. Add onion; cook and stir until tender. Transfer to a small bowl.
  • 2. Cut steak into four equal portions; season with salt and pepper.
  • 3. In the same skillet, heat remaining butter over medium heat. Brown steaks, about 5 minutes on each side. Meanwhile, add blue cheese and bread crumbs to onion; mix well. Spread over steaks.
  • 4. Broil steaks 4-6 in. from the heat for 3-5 minutes or until steaks reach desired doneness (for medium-rare, a thermometer should read 145°; medium, 160°; well-done, 170°). Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 steak equals 326 calories, 16 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 92 mg cholesterol, 726 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 39 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.