Grilled Steaks with Blue Cheese Dressing

These Grilled Steaks with Blue Cheese Dressing are the perfect anchor for summer menus.

Grilled Steaks with Blue Cheese Dressing
Makes 6 servings
  • 6 (8-ounce) filets mignons
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • Blue Cheese Dressing, to serve (recipe follows)
  • Garnish: green onions
  1. Spray grill rack with nonflammable cooking spray. Preheat grill to medium-high heat (350° to 400°).
  2. Sprinkle both sides of filets with salt and pepper. Let filets come to room temperature, about 20 to 30 minutes.
  3. Place filets on grill, and cook until a food thermometer inserted in thickest portion registers 135° for medium-rare (about 4 to 6 minutes per side) or to desired doneness.* Remove steaks from grill, and let stand for 10 minutes. Serve with Blue Cheese Dressing. Garnish with green onions, if desired.
*With a rest time of 10 minutes, cook until a meat thermometer inserted in the thickest portion registers 145° for medium, 150° for medium-well, and 155° for well done.

Blue Cheese Dressing
  • 1½ cups mayonnaise
  • ¾ cup whole buttermilk
  • 1 (1-ounce) packet ranch seasoning mix
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 8 ounces blue cheese crumbles, divided
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh chives
  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine mayonnaise, buttermilk, ranch seasoning, sugar, black pepper, and hot sauce. Whisk until mixture is well combined and starts to thicken slightly.
  2. In the work bowl of a food processor, place mayonnaise mixture and 2 ounces blue cheese crumbles. Pulse until blue cheese is well incorporated and mixture is smooth.
  3. Return mixture to mixing bowl. Stir in fresh chives and remaining 6 ounces blue cheese crumbles to combine. Chill for 1 hour before serving.

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