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Steak and Blue Cheese Bites

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 12
Author: Laureen King
Steak, Blue cheese and figs wrapped in pastry for a great tasting appetizer 
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Ingredients

  • 6 oz tenderloin steak
  • kosher salt
  • fresh ground black pepper
  • 2 large sprigs fresh thyme
  • 2 cloves garlic smashed
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 container crescent roll dough
  • half wedge Castello Blue Cheese cut 12- 2" slivers
  • 4 dried figs sliced

Instructions

  • Generously season steak with salt and pepper.
  • Heat a large cast-iron skillet over high heat.
  • Add olive oil and butter.
  • Carefully drop steak into skillet.
  • Add thyme and garlic.
  • Sear steak on both side for approximately 3 minutes each side.
  • While steak is cooking, tilt the skillet slightly and spoon hot butter/oil over steak.
  • Remove from skillet and allow to rest 10 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 350º
  • Cut steak into 1" long x 1/4" thick slices.
  • Unroll crescent dough and cut into 12 triangular pieces.
  • Place a slice of steak on the wide side of the crescent triangle.
  • Top with a slice of dried fig and Blue Cheese.
  • Roll tightly and place on parchment lined baking sheet.
  • Bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown.