Steaks with Port Wine Sauce and Gorgonzola

Wisconsin Cheese Steaks with Port Wine Sauce and Gorgonzola Recipe
Active Time
35 Minutes



Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Badge when shopping for cheese. Any brand of Wisconsin Gorgonzola can be used in this recipe.


  1. Heat oven to 400°F.
  2. Combine dried cherries and wine in a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Remove from the heat. Set aside.
  3. Combine the brown sugar, pepper, garlic powder, cumin and salt in a small bowl; rub over steaks. Let stand for 30 minutes.
  4. Warm olive oil in a large ovenproof or cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat. Add steaks; cook for 2-3 minutes on each side or until browned.
  5. Bake steaks in the same pan for 18-22 minutes or until a thermometer inserted into meat reads 145°F. Transfer steaks to a serving platter; tent with aluminum foil. Let rest for at least 3 minutes.
  6. Meanwhile, add broth to the same pan. Bring to a boil, stirring to loosen any browned bits from bottom of skillet. Cook for 4-5 minutes or until broth is reduced to 3/4 cup. Reduce heat to low. Gradually whisk in cream. Bring sauce just to a boil, stirring constantly. Cook and whisk for 3-4 minutes or until sauce is thickened.
  7. Remove from the heat. Stir in reserved cherry mixture. Serve sauce over steaks. Sprinkle with gorgonzola.

Cheesemonger Tip

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Do you have questions when shopping for cheese? Ask the cheesemonger! A cheesemonger specializes in the buying and selling of high-quality cheese, usually available in the specialty section of a grocery store or cheese shop. Knowledgeable and passionate, a cheesemonger is a go-to resource for cheese varieties and pairings, proper cheese storage and handling, its cooking applications and cheese brand information.

This award-winning gorgonzola is a bold, tangy, blue-veined cheese that's aged about a year. The flavor will stand up to the savory steaks and is perfect for gorgonzola cheese lovers!

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