Sirloin steaks with Cropwell Bishop Stilton melt

Serves: 2

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: about 8-15 minutes

 

Ingredients:

  • 2 thick sirloin steaks

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 2 teaspoons crushed black pepper

  • 2 tablespoons full-fat crème fraîche

  • 50g Cropwell Bishop Blue Stilton, crumbled

  • 1 tablespoon chopped flat leaf parsley, plus extra to garnish

 

To serve:

Baby spinach, watercress and rocket leaves, grilled tomatoes

 

Method:

  1. Brush the steaks with the oil, then coat in the crushed black pepper. 

  2. Put the crème fraîche into a bowl, add the crumbled cheese and 2 teaspoons of the parsley and mix well.

  3. Preheat the grill to high. Heat an ovenproof griddle or frying pan over a high heat. When searing hot, add the steaks and cook for 2-3 minutes each side for medium-rare or 4-5 minutes each side for well done. 

  4. Spoon the cheese mixture on top of each steak and pop under the grill for 1-2 minutes until bubbling. 

  5. Divide between 2 plates, scatter with the remaining parsley and serve with the salad leaves and grilled tomatoes.