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Blue Cheese Flat Iron Steak Recipe

Blue Cheese Flat Iron Steak Recipe

If you haven't already enjoyed the rich, creamy pairing of blue cheese with your favorite steak, stop reading and get cooking! I take it a step further by folding in a little butter to make the dish even more drool-worthy. —Amanda Martin, Monson, Massachusetts
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/4 pounds beef flat iron steak or top sirloin steak (1 inch thick)
  • 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh chives
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  • 1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the first seven ingredients. Add beef; seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate 30 minutes.
  • 2. In a small bowl, mix blue cheese, butter, chives and pepper; set aside. Drain beef, discarding marinade.
  • 3. Grill steaks, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from heat 5-7 minutes on each side or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a thermometer should read 145°; medium, 160°; well-done, 170°). Serve with blue cheese butter. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

4 ounces cooked beef with 2 tablespoons cheese mixture equals 483 calories, 39 g fat (15 g saturated fat), 120 mg cholesterol, 414 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 29 g protein.

Reviews for Blue Cheese Flat Iron Steak

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Reviewed Oct. 24, 2014

"I definitely like the blue cheese butter with the steak!"

Reviewed Mar. 16, 2014

"Delicious I would definitely make it again. I love the chive and blue cheese butter. Its so simple quick and easy."

Reviewed Jan. 8, 2014

"I made sandwiches out of fresh ciabatta bread - oh my goodness they were good and a big hit with my company. The blue cheese butter was so easy to make and the perfect touch."

Reviewed Nov. 17, 2013

"Excellent! I could have eaten the blue cheese butter with a spoon!"

Reviewed Jul. 1, 2013

"We made these for our anniversary dinner and they were to die for! Way better than going out to a restaurant!

~ Theresa"

Reviewed May. 14, 2013

"Delicious made to recipe on Weber gas grill"

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Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied Red Wine

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