Monday, May 11, 2009

birthday dinner...

marinated tri tip w/gorgonzola cream sauce:
1 1/4 pounds beef tri tip or flank steak
2 Tbsp olive oil
1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
1 tsp brown sugar
2 cloves garlic, minced
Combine olive oil, vinegar, sugar and garlic in a small bowl and mix to combine. Place beef and marinade in a plastic bag and marinade for at least one hour. Grill over med-med high heat until desired done ness.

gorgonzola cream sauce:
4 oz gorgonzola or blue cheese
1 cup heavy cream

Break up cheese into small pieces and combine with cream in a small sauce pan over med low heat. Stir occasionally while cheese melts. Bring to a simmer. Cook until sauce is reduced to a thick and creamy consistency (about 10 min) Serve over steak.
This was my husbands #1 pick for his Birthday dinner. It was yummy. I serrved it up with carmelized red onions and rosemary roasted potatoes. This is my go to meat marinade. It turns out fabulous every time.


diane said...

I was lucky enough to taste this one. It is the meal dreams are made of...

Marci said...

Man oh man does that sound heavenly!!!

Jessica said...

Gorgonzola cream sauce??? Where was this post last week when my husband was asking what meal I wanted for Mother's Day?

(And I made that lemon chicken pasta last week...SO good. I doing it again for my RS lunch group next week.)