Entrecote Al Queso Cabralesso (Beef Steak in Blue Cheese Sauce)

Featured by R. Merlo Estate Vineyards in the Gold Wine Club.

Description

Deliciously creamy and equally satisfying, this meal will be a family favorite! Pair with a wonderful Syrah.

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 8 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes

Ingredients


• ¼ lb sharp blue cheese
• 1 cup Champagne, separated
• 3 Tbs. butter
• ½ cup heavy cream
• 2 large garlic cloves
• 1 lb wild mushrooms
• ½ tsp. ground nutmeg
• 6 beef steaks
• ¾ tsp. coarse black pepper
• 1 tsp. salt

Instructions


For the Sauce:
Place blue cheese and ¾ cup Champagne in a bowl and cream with a fork. Melt 1 Tbs. butter in a pan, add cream and cheese/Champagne mixture. Bring to a boil and reduce by 1/3, stirring frequently. Set aside.

Heat 2 Tbs. butter in a skillet. Over low heat, sauté garlic until soft and then add mushrooms, nutmeg and remaining Champagne. Cook until mushrooms wilt, about 6-8 minutes. Transfer to pan with cheese sauce. Salt and pepper steaks and broil each side to desired doneness. Serve with cheese sauce over top of steaks.



Recommended Pairings

Consilience

2012 Syrah
Silver Medal
$24.00 $19.00 x 2

Bien Nacido

2011 Syrah
92 Points
$60.00 $49.00 x 2

DuMOL

2010 Syrah
93 Points
$60.00 $56.00 x 2

Castoro

2013 Syrah
Silver Medal
$25.00 $19.00 x 2

Sol Rouge

2011 Syrah
93 Points
LAST CALL
$32.00 $29.50 x 2

Cairdean

2013 Syrah
Russian River
$42.00 $24.00 x 2

Donelan

2012 Syrah
94 Points
$53.00 x 2

Hughes

2010 Syrah
95 Points
$40.00 $35.00 x 2