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Stu's Steak Appetizer Recipe

"Stu's Steak Appetizer Recipe" - Crostini with caramelized onions and steak


1 loaf French bread.
1 - 1.5 lb. beef tenderloin/filet mignon. (can also use sirloin)
2 medium onions; sliced thin and caramelized
6 oz. shredded mozzarella cheese (can substitute for bleu cheese like gorgonzola)
½ cup olive oil and spice mixture*
¼ cup balsamic vinegar


Sprinkle the steak with salt/pepper to taste or with Montreal Steak seasoning.
Grill the steak rare to medium rare and set aside.
Slice the onions and caramelize using a non-stick skillet.
Slice the French load into ¼ inch slices.
Lightly brush each slice with olive oil mixture.
Place slices on cookie sheet and bake on 300 F degree oven for 8-10 minutes. Remove from oven and
set aside. (Can be made in up to 1 day in advance and stored in airtight container)
Place small amount of caramelized onions on each slice of crostini.
Slice steak into bite-sized pieces and place on top of onions.
Sprinkle with shredded mozzarella
Bake in over on 300 for 8-10 minutes or until cheese has melted.
Serve immediately

*Olive oil mixture
½ cup olive oil
¼ cup balsamic vinegar
¼ tsp salt
¼ tsp paprika
black pepper to taste
¼ tsp cayenne pepper
1 tsp dried thyme
1 tsp dried rosemary
Whisk all ingredients in a small bowl

"Go, eat your bread in gladness and drink your wine in joy, for your action was long ago approved by God…. Whatever it is in your power to do, do it with all your might…"

Source: Ecclesiates 9 : 7

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