Black and Blue Steak

  • Yield: 4 servings


4 (4-ounce) beef tenderloin filets
1/2tablespoon commercial blackening seasoning
2teaspoons vegetable oil
1cup reduced-sodium beef broth
2tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1/4cup blackberry jam
3tablespoons crumbled blue cheese


  1. Dust steaks with blackening seasoning. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add steaks and cook to desired doneness. Remove steaks and set aside.
  2. Add beef broth, vinegar and jam to pan. Cook, stirring to loosen browned bits, until slightly thickened. Add any juices from plate of steaks.
  3. Divide sauce among 4 plates. Top each with a steak. Crumble blue cheese on top of steaks.

For more information on why meat needs to rest after cooking, watch this video for tips from the “Butcher Boys” of Porter Road Butcher in Nashville, TN