Balsamic Rib-Eye Steak With Bleu Cheese Sauce
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- Ready In:
- 1hr 50mins
- Combine 1st four ingredients in a ziploc bag or shallow pan.
- Add steaks to marinade.
- Marinate for 1-2 hours, turning steaks in marinade frequently.
- Grill steaks to desire doneness.
- I grill for 3-5 minutes on each side for medium-rare/medium doneness.
- While steaks are grilling, combine vinegar and bleu cheese to a creamy consistency.
- Serve sauce as a condiment to steaks.
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Used a high quality Balsamic and a cheap bottle or cab sav for the marinade and marinated for 6 hours in the fridge... steak was perfect. It would have been over marinated if it hadn't have been in the fridge though. The bleu cheese sauce was to die for. I didn't realize that I was running out of balsamic on the marinade so I had to use only aout 1/4 cup of Balsamic and added a splash of the wine and a splash of red wine vinegar. I also added about 2 tsp of mayo just to give a little bit of a creaminess to the sauce. I free poured the bleu cheese because I adore it and knew I wanted it to shine. Overall an amazing and simple recipe!! Thanks :) Boyfriend adored it as well and he is a huge foodie so his praise is worth it's weight in gold.
Everyone enjoyed this recipe! Made "as is" with a good quality balsamic vinegar. Marinated the meat for about 2 hours. The sauce was very thin and I had to put in the food processor to blend into a sauce. My husband really liked it but I think next time I will cut back on the vinegar and up the amount of blue cheese for a thicker sauce. Thanks for sharing - we will be having this one again!
We had this with a 1" or 1 1/4" ribeyes. It was great! We used a cabernet because that is what i had - turned out just fine. We broiled them too, since we live in Wyoming and its not real easy to grill, about 8-9 min a side under the broiler - med. rare. We added sautedd mushrooms under the blue cheese sause - perfect!!
My husband and I made this about a month ago and we LOVE the marinade but neither of us enjoyed the Bleu Cheese Sauce, it was just not our thing. We have since used the marinade about 6 different times and it is one of our favorites. I have some steaks marinating in this marinade right now and I just cannot wait to cook these tonight! The one thing I really like about this marinade is that you can let them marinate for only an hour or for 24 hours and its still always good!
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