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Pair Perfectly Grilled Steak with a Cool, Creamy Sidekick

Firing up the grill and watching tender cuts sizzle on the grates means a mouthwatering meal is on the way, but don’t forget about the dressings and toppings that make summertime dinners truly delicious.

The next time you want to sear a juicy steak, try this Filet Mignon with Blue Cheese Chive Butter recipe from Omaha Steaks Executive Chef David Rose. Thick, tender filet mignon is grilled to a warm medium-rare doneness, then topped with cool, creamy, homemade butter: its perfect summer sidekick.

Discover more grilling inspiration at omahasteaks.com/summer.

Filet Mignon with Blue Cheese Chive Butter

Servings: 2

Blue Cheese Chive Butter:

  • 4 ounces unsalted butter, cubed
  • 4 ounces blue cheese
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chives, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Filet Mignon:

  • 2 Omaha Steaks Private Reserve Filets Mignons
  • Omaha Steaks Private Reserve Rub


  1. To make blue cheese chive butter: In medium bowl, use rubber spatula to fold and incorporate butter, blue cheese, chives, salt and pepper.
  2. Section 18 inches of plastic wrap and place blue cheese chive butter about 6 inches above bottom. Take bottom portion of plastic wrap and place over blue cheese chive butter, then shape butter into 1 1/2-inch cylinder.
  3. Continue to roll butter in plastic; pinch ends of plastic wrap while rolling to tighten cylinder.
  4. Once size and tightness are achieved, tie off loose ends of plastic wrap and chill in refrigerator 1 to 2 hours, until blue cheese chive butter is chilled and firm.
  5. To make filet mignon: Bring filet mignons to room temperature, about 20 minutes; pat dry and season on both sides with rub, to taste.
  6. Prepare grill for 500 degrees Fahrenheit direct heat.
  7. For medium-rare, place steaks on grill 3 to 4 minutes. Flip and cook 2 to 3 minutes, or until 130-140 degrees Fahrenheit internal temperature is reached.
  8. Rest 7 to 8 minutes before serving.
  9. Slice chilled blue cheese chive butter into 1/2-inch pieces and place on top of filets.
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