Blue Cheese Steak Sandwiches

Blue cheese provides a simple addition to a hearty grilled steak sandwich that’s ready in 45 minutes - perfect for dinner.

  • prep time 45 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 4

Ingredients

4
tablespoons vegetable oil
2
large onions, thinly sliced (2 cups)
2
tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon freshly ground pepper
4
oz blue cheese, crumbled (1 cup)
1/3
cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
1
beef flank steak, 3/4 to 1 inch thick (1 lb)
4
demi French baguette rolls (5 to 6 inches), cut in half horizontally
  • 1 In 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat 2 tablespoons of the oil over medium heat. Add onions; cook, stirring occasionally, 10 to 12 minutes or until deep golden brown. Add vinegar, 1/2 teaspoon of the salt and 1/4 teaspoon of the pepper; cook 1 minute longer or until liquid has evaporated. Remove from heat; set aside.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix cheese, mayonnaise and remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Set aside.
  • 3 Heat gas or charcoal grill. Sprinkle steak with remaining 1/2 teaspoon of the salt and remaining 1/2 teaspoon of the pepper. Place steak on grill over medium-high heat. Cover grill; cook for 8- 10 minutes turning once for medium rare or until of desired doneness. Transfer steak to cutting board; let rest 10 minutes.
  • 4 Lightly brush cut sides of rolls with remaining 2 tablespoons of the oil. Place rolls, cut side down, on grill rack. Cook 1 to 2 minutes or until golden.
  • 5 Thinly slice steak across grain on the diagonal. Divide steak among bottom halves of rolls; top each with one-fourth of the onions. Spread cut sides of baguette tops with cheese mixture; place on top of onions. Serve immediately.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
    Calories
    850
    (
    Calories from Fat
    380),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    43g
    43%
    (Saturated Fat
    12g,
    12%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    110mg
    110%;
    Sodium
    1750mg
    1750%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    64g
    64%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    12g
    12%
    ),
    Protein
    51g
    51%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    6%;
    Vitamin C
    10%;
    Calcium
    20%;
    Iron
    40%;
    Exchanges:
    3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 6 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    4
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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