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Sirloin with Blue Cheese Butter

Few meats are as mouthwatering as a juicy, grilled steak. And when you top a tender sirloin with a savory blue cheese and walnut butter, it's mouthwatering and memorable.—Sharon Johnson, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. + chilling Grill: 10 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings


  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1-3/4 teaspoons minced fresh rosemary, divided
  • 6 large garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 beef top sirloin steaks (6 ounces each)


  • In a small bowl, combine the blue cheese, butter, walnuts, parsley and 3/4 teaspoon rosemary. Shape into a 5-in. log; wrap and refrigerate until firm, 30 minutes.
  • In a small food processor, combine the garlic cloves, salt, pepper and remaining rosemary. Cover and process until blended. Rub over both sides of steaks.
  • Grill steaks, covered, over medium heat or broil 4-6 in. from the heat for 5-6 minutes on each side or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a thermometer should read 135°; medium, 140°; medium-well, 145°).
  • Unwrap blue cheese butter; cut two 1/2-in.-slices from log. Place one slice on each steak. Rewrap remaining butter; refrigerate for 1 week or freeze for up to 3 months.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 319 calories, 16g fat (7g saturated fat), 86mg cholesterol, 354mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 39g protein.

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  • csking111
    Feb 11, 2013

    My husband loves blue cheese. this was a perfect and easy recipe for a weeknight. It would also be perfect for a special meal with friends & family.

  • janelle.r303
    Mar 15, 2011

    Me and almost all my guests found the blue cheese way too over powering. It was good but in very very small quantities. I think using a different cheese would have been better. I did not use near as much rosemary. I felt the recipe was too time consuming and expensive with all the ingredients. I have used store bought (dry rub) marinates that were much better. It wasn't bad by an means but I would probably never make it again unless I tried to alter the recipe.

  • Swtbby
    Jan 30, 2011

    Easy and tasty.

  • paigepcanterbury
    Oct 7, 2010

    No comment left

  • sulynn051467
    Mar 27, 2010

    I have made this several times and it is delicious! I don't care for steak but the blue cheese butter makes it delic!

  • amydianet
    Apr 29, 2009

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  • vero5803
    Mar 24, 2009

    I would use less rosemary. Had a very over powering taste.