soft fresh goat cheese, room temperature
( such as Montrachet)
butter, room temperature
sun-dried tomatoes packed in oil, drained and minced
2 (12 ounce)
boneless rib-eye steaks
( each about 12 ounces and 1 1/4-inches thick)
- Using electric mixer, beat cheese and butter in medium bowl until fluffy. Stir in tomatoes and capers. Season with salt and pepper. Spoon butter onto sheet of plastic wrap, forming 3-inch-long log. Wrap and refrigerate until firm. (Can be made 3 days ahead. Keep refrigerated.).
- Pat steaks dry. Heat heavy large nonstick skillet over high heat. Sprinkle steaks with salt and pepper. Add steaks to hot skillet; cook about 5 minutes per side for medium-rare. Transfer to cutting board. Tent with foil and let stand 5 minutes.
- Cut steaks across grain into 1/4-inch-thick slices. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Divide among plates. Using hot sharp knife, cut butter log into 4 rounds. Place 1 butter round atop each serving.