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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, MA
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 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)
  • BLUE CHEESE BUTTER:
  • 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh chives
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 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.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied Red Wine

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