How to Make Steak & Blue Cheese En Croûte: A Step-by-Step Guide

Q: Can I use any type of steak for this recipe?
A: Yes, you can use your preferred type of steak fillet, though the cooking times may vary based on thickness.

Q: Is there an alternative to blue cheese in this recipe?
A: While blue cheese is recommended for its strong flavor, you can substitute it with another soft cheese of your preference, like goat cheese or Brie.

Q: How do I prevent the puff pastry from becoming soggy?
A: Ensuring the steaks are cooled before wrapping and sealing the pastry well with egg helps prevent sogginess. Also, making small slits on top allows steam to escape.

Steak & Blue Cheese En Croûte Recipe


  • 4 steak fillets
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 tbsp blue cheese
  • 2 sheets of puff pastry
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C (400°F) and season the steak fillets with salt and pepper.
  2. In a hot pan, sear the steaks for 1-2 minutes on each side, then set aside to cool.
  3. Roll out the puff pastry sheets on a floured surface and cut into squares large enough to encase each steak.
  4. Place a tablespoon of blue cheese in the center of each pastry square, then top with a steak fillet.
  5. Fold the pastry over the steak, sealing the edges with beaten egg.
  6. Place the wrapped steaks on a baking tray lined with parchment paper, brush with olive oil, and make a few small slits on top.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes or until the pastry is golden brown and the steak is cooked to your liking.
  8. Remove from the oven and let rest for a few minutes before serving.
  • Calories: 620kcal
  • Total Fat: 35g
  • Saturated Fat: 12g
  • Cholesterol: 130mg
  • Sodium: 700mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 34g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 1g
  • Protein: 38g

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