Steak With Parmesan Butter, Balsamic Glaze, and Arugula

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

Source: Bon Appétit (October 2008)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix grated cheese and butter in small bowl.
  2. Season generously with salt and pepper; set aside.
  3. Sprinkle steak generously with salt and pepper.
  4. Heat oil in medium skillet over medium-high heat.
  5. Add steak; cook to desired doneness, about 4 minutes per side for medium-rare.
  6. Transfer to plate.
  7. Add vinegar, shallots, and sugar to skillet; boil until reduced to glaze, stirring constantly, about 1 minute.
  8. Divide arugula and Parmesan shavings between 2 plates.
  9. Squeeze lemon over.
  10. Slice steak; place atop arugula.
  11. Top steak with Parmesan butter.
  12. Drizzle lightly with glaze.


Most Helpful

Wow, this was a lovely way to cook our steak tonight. We used rump steak and our own home grown rocket (arugula). I added in extra sugar as the balsamic was too tart for my liking-next time I would use maybe a of cup balsamic and reduce it down as that makes for a nicer sweet finish that doesn't need any sugar. I made the mistake of chilling the butter and it really didn't melt over the steak-leave it at room temperature and it would be perfect!

JustJanS April 12, 2013

Ohhhh this is a keeper! I loved everything about this steak salad. The parmesan butter flavoring atop the steak was a special treat. The glaze was packed with flavor and made for a great dressing. I did use romaine lettuce instead of arugula. I will definitely be making this again! ~Made for May Aussie/NZ Swap~

LifeIsGood May 17, 2010

This is one of my favorite steak salads to prepare. I was just about to post it myself and found it on here already! I always double parmesan butter, cook my rib eye for 4 minutes a side for medium rare, and usually add quite a bit extra balsamic. Usually I substitute honey for the brown sugar as well. This is just delicious!! A must try! Thanks rose's mom

dimply dots June 16, 2009

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