Herbed Tenderloin Steaks with Goat Cheese Topping
4 beef tenderloin steaks, cut 1 inch thick (about 5 ounces each) 1/4 cup goat cheese 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme 1 clove garlic, minced Sautéed Arugula and Tomatoes (recipe follows, optional) Salt
Servings Prep Time
4people 15minutes
Cook Time
10minutes
Servings Prep Time
4people 15minutes
Cook Time
10minutes
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Combine goat cheese and basil in small bowl; set aside.
  2. Press thyme and garlic evenly onto beef steaks.
  3. Preheat nonstick skillet over medium heat. Cook steaks 10 to 13 minutes for medium rare (145°F) to medium (160°F) doneness, turning occasionally. Remove steaks from skillet; immediately top with goat cheese mixture. Keep warm.
  4. Prepare Sautéed Arugula and Tomatoes, if desired. Season steaks with salt; serve with arugula mixture.
Recipe Notes

Sautéed Arugula and Tomatoes: Heat 1 teaspoon oil in nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add 5 cups arugula leaves and 1 clove minced garlic; cook 1 to 2 minutes or until wilted, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Stir in 1/2 cup diced tomatoes.