Gorgonzola-Topped Tenderloin Steak

Gorgonzola-Topped Tenderloin Steak

4 beef tenderloin steaks cut 1 inch thick (4 to 6 ounces each)
1 large clove garlic crushed
1/4 teaspoon cracked black pepper
1/2 cup ready-to-serve beef broth
1/4 cup dry red wine
1/4 cup crumbled Gorgonzola or other blue-veined cheese

Heat large nonstick skillet 5 minutes over medium heat until hot. Combine garlic and pepper. Press evenly into both side of each beef steak. Place steaks in skillet. Cook 10 to 13 minutes for medium-rare to medium doneness; turn occasionally. Remove from skillet; keep warm.

In the same skillet, add broth and wine; increase heat to medium-high. Cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes, or until sauce is reduced by half. Spoon sauce over steaks; sprinkle with cheese. Makes 4 servings.

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