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Grilled Steak Appetizers with Stilton Sauce

Here’s a hearty appetizer that’ll get any gathering off to a delicious start. The rich, creamy cheese sauce complements the grilled steak to perfection. —Radelle Knappenberger, Oviedo, Florida
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. Grill: 10 min.
  • Makes
    20 appetizers (3/4 cup sauce)

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless beef top loin steaks (8 ounces each)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup white wine or chicken broth
  • 1/3 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 3 tablespoons sour cream
  • 2 ounces Stilton cheese, cubed

Directions

  • Sprinkle steaks with salt and pepper. Grill steaks, covered, over medium heat for 4-6 minutes on each side or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a thermometer should read 135°; medium, 140°; medium-well, 145°). Remove meat to a cutting board and keep warm.
  • In a small saucepan, bring wine to a boil; cook until reduced by half. Add cream. Bring to a gentle boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, until thickened, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat. Add sour cream and cheese; stir until cheese is melted.
  • Cut steaks into 1-in. cubes; skewer with toothpicks. Serve with sauce.
Editor's Notes: Top loin steak may be labeled as strip steak, Kansas City steak, New York strip steak, ambassador steak or boneless club steak in your region. You may substitute 1/3 cup crumbled blue cheese for the Stilton cheese.
Nutrition Facts
1 ounce cooked steak with about 2 teaspoons sauce: 60 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 19mg cholesterol, 64mg sodium, 0 carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 6g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 lean meat, 1/2 fat.

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  • KittyKatAuntie
    Jun 28, 2012

    This recipe is awesome...but only if you like Stilton of Blue cheese....which I do!

  • mamoonis
    Feb 19, 2012

    Stilton cheese is nasty. Might have been a little better with the chicken broth instead of wine, but my husband and I both thought this was pretty awful. Our steaks were good, but the sauce......no.

  • spamstuff
    Aug 15, 2010

    I was very leery of the Stilton cheese after removing it from the package and getting the distinct smell of "feet". But this sauce is smooth and wonderful, we ate it with steaks. It would also complement steamed broccoli or cauliflower wonderfully!