Garlic-stuffed Steaks Recipe - Flavorful & Juicy Steaks with Blue Cheese

Garlic-stuffed Steaks

Garlic-stuffed Steaks Recipe - Flavorful & Juicy Steaks with Blue Cheese
Preparation time: 20 minutes | Cooking time: 10-14 minutes | Servings: 8


Garlic-stuffed Steaks
Garlic-stuffed Steaks

Garlic-stuffed steaks are a delicious and flavorful dish that is perfect for a special dinner or a weekend barbecue. The combination of juicy steak, savory garlic, and creamy blue cheese creates a mouthwatering flavor profile that is sure to impress your guests.


The exact origins of garlic-stuffed steaks are unclear, but the concept of stuffing meat with garlic and other ingredients has been around for centuries. This recipe puts a modern twist on a classic technique, creating a dish that is both traditional and innovative.


How to prepare

  1. Using a sharp pointed knife, make horizontal slits in the sides of each steak.
  2. Insert slivers of garlic into the slits; brush the steaks with olive oil and season with salt, pepper, and cayenne pepper.
  3. Place the steaks on the grill, about 4 to 5 inches from the medium hot coals.
  4. Grill the steaks for 5 to 7 minutes per side.
  5. Allow the cheese and butter to soften at room temperature.
  6. Add 0.5 tbsp each of salt, pepper, and cayenne pepper.
  7. Stir the ingredients together to blend.
  8. Remove the steaks from the grill; top them with the cheese and butter, then return them to the grill for a few minutes.
  9. Serve the steaks immediately.


  • Instead of blue cheese, try using feta or goat cheese for a different flavor profile.
  • Add fresh herbs like rosemary or thyme to the butter and cheese mixture for an extra burst of flavor.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

Make sure to use a sharp knife to make the slits in the steaks for the garlic. This will ensure that the garlic stays in place during cooking.

- Don't overcook the steaks. Grilling them for 5 to 7 minutes per side should result in a perfectly cooked medium-rare steak.

- Let the steaks rest for a few minutes before serving to allow the juices to redistribute and ensure a tender and juicy steak.

Serving Suggestions

Garlic-stuffed steaks can be served with a side of roasted vegetables, a fresh salad, or a baked potato for a complete and satisfying meal.

Cooking Techniques

Grilling is the best cooking technique for garlic-stuffed steaks, as it imparts a smoky flavor and creates a nice char on the outside of the steak.

Ingredient Substitutions

If you don't have blue cheese, you can substitute it with any other type of cheese that melts well, such as cheddar or mozzarella.

Make Ahead Tips

You can prepare the steaks up to the point of grilling them ahead of time and store them in the refrigerator until you are ready to cook them.

Presentation Ideas

Serve the garlic-stuffed steaks on a platter with a sprinkle of fresh herbs and a drizzle of balsamic glaze for an elegant presentation.

Pairing Recommendations

Garlic-stuffed steaks pair well with a full-bodied red wine, such as Cabernet Sauvignon or Merlot.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store any leftover garlic-stuffed steaks in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat them in the oven or on the grill until heated through.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Each serving of garlic-stuffed steak contains approximately 500 calories.


Each serving of garlic-stuffed steak contains approximately 2 grams of carbohydrates.


Each serving of garlic-stuffed steak contains approximately 30 grams of fat.


Each serving of garlic-stuffed steak contains approximately 40 grams of protein.

Vitamins and minerals

Garlic-stuffed steaks are a good source of iron, zinc, and vitamin B12.


This recipe contains dairy (blue cheese) and may not be suitable for those with dairy allergies.


Garlic-stuffed steaks are a high-protein, high-fat dish that is perfect for a hearty meal. While they are not low in calories, they are a delicious and satisfying option for a special occasion.


Garlic-stuffed steaks are a delicious and indulgent dish that is perfect for a special occasion. With a few simple ingredients and some basic cooking techniques, you can create a restaurant-quality meal that is sure to impress your guests.

How did I get this recipe?

The memory of discovering this recipe for the first time is a happy one. It was a warm summer day, and I was visiting my dear friend Rosa at her cozy farmhouse. Rosa was known for her delicious home-cooked meals, and I always looked forward to our culinary adventures together.

On that particular day, as I entered Rosa's kitchen, I was greeted by the savory aroma of garlic and herbs wafting through the air. Curious, I asked Rosa what she was cooking, and she smiled mischievously before revealing her secret recipe for Garlic-stuffed Steaks.

Rosa explained that this recipe had been passed down through generations in her family, originating from her great-grandmother who was a renowned chef in the small village where Rosa grew up. The dish was a labor of love, requiring patience and precision, but the end result was always worth the effort.

As Rosa guided me through the steps of preparing the Garlic-stuffed Steaks, I listened intently, taking mental notes of each ingredient and technique. The key, she explained, was to marinate the steaks in a mixture of garlic, fresh herbs, and olive oil for at least an hour to allow the flavors to meld together.

After marinating the steaks, we carefully sliced pockets into the meat and stuffed them with a generous amount of minced garlic, ensuring that every bite would be bursting with flavor. The steaks were then seared to perfection in a hot skillet, creating a crispy crust on the outside while keeping the inside tender and juicy.

As we sat down to enjoy our meal, I took my first bite of the Garlic-stuffed Steak and was immediately transported to a world of savory goodness. The garlic-infused meat melted in my mouth, leaving a lingering taste of herbs and spices that danced on my palate.

From that day on, the recipe for Garlic-stuffed Steaks became a staple in my own kitchen. I would often make it for special occasions, impressing my family and friends with the rich flavors and tender texture of the dish. Each time I prepared it, I would think back to that sunny afternoon in Rosa's kitchen, where I had learned the art of creating a truly unforgettable meal.

Over the years, I have added my own twist to the recipe, experimenting with different herbs and spices to create new variations of the classic dish. But no matter how many times I make it, the Garlic-stuffed Steak will always hold a special place in my heart as a reminder of the joy and camaraderie that comes from sharing a meal with loved ones.

As I sit here now, reflecting on the memories of that fateful day, I can't help but smile at the thought of all the delicious meals I have shared with my family and friends. And as I continue to pass down the recipe for Garlic-stuffed Steaks to future generations, I know that it will always be a cherished tradition in our family, bringing us together in love and laughter around the dinner table.


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