Friday, June 19, 2009

Grilled Steaks Balsamico

Prep: 15 min., Chill: 2 hrs., Grill: 14 min., Cook: 4 min. These delicious steaks won top honors at the National Beef Cook-Off. We served the cheese sauce in hollowed-out lemon halves.
Yield...Makes 4 servings

2/3 cup balsamic vinaigrette
1/4 cup fig preserves
4 (6- to 8-ounce) boneless beef chuck-eye steaks
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1 (6.5-ounce) container buttery garlic-and-herb spreadable cheese

Process vinaigrette and preserves in a blender until smooth. Place steaks and vinaigrette mixture in a shallow dish or a large zip-top plastic freezer bag. Cover or seal, and chill at least 2 hours. Remove steaks from marinade, discarding marinade.
Grill, covered with grill lid, over medium-high heat (350° to 400°) 5 to 7 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Remove to a serving platter, and sprinkle evenly with salt and pepper; keep warm.
Heat cheese in a small saucepan over low heat, stirring often, 2 to 4 minutes or until melted. Serve cheese sauce with steaks.
Note: For testing purposes only, we used Alouette Garlic + Herbs Spreadable Cheese.

1 comment:

  1. YUM! This recipe sounds amazing! I work with Alouette and I will definetly share this recipe with my foodies. Thanks for a great post!


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