Blue Cheese Steak Crostini
- 1 loaf French baguette
- •2 tablespoons butter
- •1 pound sirloin tips, cut into bite size pieces (or cook pieces medium and then slice thin to make it easier to bite into)
- •1 cup crumbled blue cheese ( or feta)
- •2 tablespoons milk
- •3 cloves garlic
- •1 cup balsamic vinegar
- •salt and pepper
- •fresh herbs for garnish
1.Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2.Slice baguette into 1/2 inch slices on the diagonal.
3.Melt the butter in a small dish and brush each piece of bread.
4.Smash 1-2 cloves of garlic and rub on the bread.
5.Place bread on a baking sheet and toast for 5-7 minutes. Remove and set aside.
6.Pour balsamic vinegar into a small sauce pot, bring to a boil then reduce to a low simmer until vinegar has halved and thickened. It will coat the back of a spoon when done. Turn off heat and set aside.
7.Place blue cheese, milk, 1 smashed clove of garlic, salt and pepper in a small sauce pot and bring to a high simmer, stirring frequently until blue cheese is melted and smooth. Turn off heat and set aside. (will turn into a spreadable cheese)
8.Heat a greased grill pan over medium-high heat.
9.Season steak tips with salt and pepper and grill 1-2 minutes per side for rare to medium-rare.
10.To assemble the crostini, spread the blue cheese sauce on the toasted bread, top with a piece of steak, drizzle with the balsamic reduction and top with fresh herbs.