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Truffle Steak

Indulge in the rich and savory flavors of truffle with this delicious truffle steak recipe. This truffle steak recipe is perfect for special occasions or when you're in the mood for a fancy dinner at home. Impress your guests or treat yourself to a restaurant-quality meal with this easy-to-follow recipe.

Ingredients:

  • 4 Braveheart center-cut tenderloin filets

  • Salt and pepper

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 2 tbsp butter

  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

  • 2 tbsp truffle oil

  • 4 tbsp shaved truffle

  • 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh parsley

Instructions:

  1. Remove the steaks from the refrigerator and allow them to come to room temperature for 30 minutes before cooking.

  2. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).

  3. Season the steaks generously with salt and pepper on both sides.

  4. Add the olive oil and heat until shimmering in a large skillet over high heat. Add the steaks to the skillet and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side until a golden brown crust forms.

  5. Transfer the skillet to the preheated oven and continue to cook the steaks for another 6-8 minutes or until the desired level of doneness is reached.

  6. Remove the skillet from the oven and transfer the steaks to a plate. Tent the plate with foil and allow the steaks to rest for 5-10 minutes.

  7. While the steaks are resting, make the truffle butter. In a small saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter. Add the minced garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute.

  8. Remove the saucepan from the heat and stir in the truffle oil and chopped parsley.

  9. Slice the steaks against the grain and top each slice with shaved truffle and a spoonful of truffle butter. Serve immediately.

Looking for more recipe inspiration? Try Braveheart Steak Breakfast Skillet.

Cowboy Steak vs. Tomahawk Steak

When most people think of sitting down and enjoying a delicious steak, they normally think of spending money on an expensive cut of meat. The fact of the matter is, you don’t need to break out the checkbook to have an unforgettable steak dinner.

If you’re looking to have an excellent steak for your dinner, you have a variety of options to choose from. Two of the most popular steak cuts in the world are the cowboy steak and the tomahawk steak. These two unique and mouth watering steak cuts are time tested favorites for many people that are sure to satisfy.

In order to make the best decision on what you go with for dinner plans, it’s important for you to know what you’re getting into. With that in mind, let’s take a look at cowboy steaks and tomahawk steaks and see which one is just right for you.

What is a Cowboy Steak?

The cowboy steak is a cut of beef that became even more popular in recent years as more and more people realize its quality. This juicy and flavourful steak is cut from the rib section of the cow and is left bone-in for a more intense meaty flavor. 

Cowboy steaks are thick and have highly marbled meat. This makes it ideal for grilling and roasting, and ensures a tender steak once it’s finished cooking. The cowboy steak is normally fairly large and can even be used to serve two people. 

A well-cooked cowboy steak will show you just why it’s a favorite of so many steak enjoyers, and is sure to impress you and anyone you’re serving. From its taste to its distinctive appearance, the cowboy steak is a star on many fronts.

What is a Tomahawk Steak?

A tomahawk steak is a steak that is cut to have at least five inches of the rib bone intact. This bone is cut and trimmed to give the tomahawk steak its unique look, and contributes to its taste. 

The tomahawk steak is cut from the loin of the cow, where the muscles are not used as much. Because of this, any cut of steak that comes from this area is incredibly tender. This contributes to tomahawk steaks marbling nature, making them very flavorful.

Tomahawk steaks normally take longer to cook than many other kinds of steaks due to the bone. It acts as an insulator, which results in a slower cook for the tomahawk, and a juicier steak compared to some other steaks. Additionally, the bone allows the steak to keep its shape during the cooking process.

What is the Difference Between Cowboy and Tomahawk?

Tomahawk steaks are incredibly similar to cowboy steaks, but with certain distinctions that make all the difference for some. Both cowboy steaks and tomahawk steaks are kinds of ribeye steaks that have specially cut bones. 

However, they differ when it comes to the length of these bones. If it is longer than five inches, then it is probably a tomahawk steak, and if it is shorter than five inches, then it is most likely a cowboy steak. 

Ultimately, cowboy steaks are slightly leaner and contain less fat, but tomahawk steaks are fattier and more marbled. This means tomahawk steaks have a more intense, rich taste. In regards to preparation, both steaks are best served medium rare, and are most commonly grilled or pan seared.

Which one you go with is completely down to your specific preferences. Both steaks are very close in both appearance and taste, and you can’t go wrong with either option. If you have the opportunity, you should try both steaks one day to see which one is truly your favorite.

Make Braveheart Foods a Part of Your Dinner Plans

No matter which steak you choose for your dinner, let Braveheart Foods be the one to provide it to you. Braveheart has a variety of high quality steak cuts available for purchase that are sure to satisfy at dinner time.

Contact us today with any questions you may have, and take a look at the rest of our inventory to see if there’s anything else you may be interested in.

Crunchy Jalapeno Burger

This delicious burger features a juicy grilled patty made from premium ground beef, perfectly seasoned with salt and pepper for a satisfying savory taste. Topped with a slice of cheddar cheese that melts to perfection, this burger is loaded with crispy fried onions and tangy pickled jalapenos, adding a crunchy texture and a spicy kick to every bite.

Ingredients:

  • 4 Braveheart Black Angus burgers

  • 4 brioche buns

  • 4 slices of cheddar cheese

  • 1/4 cup pickled jalapenos

  • 1/4 cup fried onions

  • Salt and pepper

  • 1 tbsp. vegetable oil

  • For the cilantro aioli:

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise

  • 2 tbsp. chopped cilantro

  • 1 tbsp. lime juice

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. Preheat your grill or stovetop grill pan to medium-high heat.

  2. Grill the burger patties on each side for 4-5 minutes or until fully cooked.

  3. While the patties are grilling, prepare the cilantro aioli. Mix the mayonnaise, chopped cilantro, lime juice, minced garlic, salt, and pepper in a small bowl.

  4. Heat the vegetable oil in a small frying pan over medium-high heat. Add the fried onions and cook for 2-3 minutes or until crispy and golden brown.

  5. To assemble the burgers, place a slice of cheddar cheese on top of each patty and let it melt.

  6. Toast the brioche buns on the grill for about 1-2 minutes.

  7. Spread the cilantro aioli on the bottom half of each bun.

  8. Place the cooked patty with melted cheese on top of the aioli.

  9. Add a few pickled jalapenos and fried onions on top of each patty.

  10. Finally, place the top half of the bun on each burger.

Serve hot and enjoy your Crunchy Jalapeno Burger!

Looking for more recipe inspiration? Try Braveheart Steak & Chili Trompetti

 

Loaded Taco Fries

Introducing the ultimate comfort food - Loaded Taco Fries! Prepare for a fiesta of flavors with crispy golden fries, seasoned ground beef, melted cheddar cheese, and all your favorite taco toppings. Whether you're hosting a party or looking for a satisfying dinner, these fries will surely be a crowd-pleaser that will have everyone returning for more.

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb. Braveheart Black Angus beef

  • 1 lb. French fries

  • 1 tbsp. olive oil

  • 1 packet of taco seasoning

  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

  • 1/4 cup diced tomatoes

  • 1/4 cup diced red onion

  • 1/4 cup sliced black olives

  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

  • 1/2 cup sour cream

Instructions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. Spread the French fries out on the baking sheet and bake them for about 20-25 minutes, or until golden brown and crispy.

  3. While the fries are baking, heat the olive oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat.

  4. Add the ground beef to the frying pan and cook it for about 5-7 minutes, or until browned.

  5. Add the taco seasoning to the frying pan and stir until the beef is fully coated in seasoning.

  6. Remove the fries from the oven and sprinkle the shredded cheddar cheese over the top of them.

  7. Add the cooked ground beef on top of the cheese.

  8. Sprinkle the diced tomatoes, red onion, and black olives over the ground beef.

  9. Return the baking sheet to the oven and bake for an additional 5-10 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.

  10. Remove the baking sheet from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes.

  11. Sprinkle chopped fresh cilantro over the top of the fries.

  12. Drizzle sour cream over the top of the loaded fries.

  13. Serve hot and enjoy your delicious and flavorful loaded taco fries!

Looking for more delicious recipes? Try Braveheart Steak & Pear Salad

 

Steak Breakfast Skillet

Introducing our sizzling and savory Steak Breakfast Skillet - a hearty and delicious breakfast option that will satisfy your cravings and fuel you for the day ahead! This dish is not only delicious but also a complete and satisfying meal that is perfect for breakfast, brunch, or any time of day when you need a hearty and wholesome meal.

Ingredients:

  • 1 Braveheart center-cut filet, sliced into thin strips

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 pound red potatoes, diced into small pieces

  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika

  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

  • Salt and pepper, to taste

  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced

  • 4 eggs

  • Fresh parsley, chopped (optional)

Instructions:

  1. Preheat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 tablespoon of olive oil to the skillet.

  2. Season the steak strips with paprika, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.

  3. Add the seasoned steak strips to the skillet and cook until browned on all sides, about 5 minutes. Remove the steak from the skillet and set aside.

  4. Add another tablespoon of olive oil to the skillet. Add the diced potatoes to the skillet and cook until browned and crispy, about 10 minutes.

  5. Add the minced jalapeño to the skillet and cook for another 2-3 minutes.

  6. Push the potato and jalapeño mixture to the edges of the skillet, creating a space in the center of the skillet.

  7. Crack the eggs into the center of the skillet. Cook until the egg whites are set and the yolks are cooked to your liking.

  8. Return the steak strips to the skillet and stir everything together.

  9. Sprinkle with chopped parsley (optional) and serve hot.

 

New York Strip vs. Ribeye

For some, choosing what steak to eat is as simple as choosing their favorite soda from a vending machine. They know exactly what they want each time, and hardly ever stray away from that decision. For others, however, the choice can be a little harder. Sometimes, you don’t know the qualities that make steaks different from each other. This makes it hard to pick the ideal steak for your preferences.

New York strip and ribeye steaks are two very similar cuts of steak that are easy to confuse for the other. Knowing the differences is a huge benefit to you when it comes to steaks, especially when you’re the one doing the cooking. This blog will help you take your understanding of steak cuts to the next level so that you have a better idea of what kind of steak you want to try at your next dinner.

New York Strip

Although it goes by many names, from Kansas City steak to country club steak, many people know this cut of steak as the New York strip. The New York strip comes from the rear part of the cow, in a section called longissimus dorsi. This is a part of the cow where the muscles are not often used, which means the meat is more tender than other cuts.This steak is characterized by the rim of fat that runs along its outer edge. Steak enjoyers say this gives the New York strip its distinctive beefy and robust taste.

New York strips don’t have much marbling, which means there isn’t a lot of fat running through the meat itself. Because of this, New York strips are often cut to be more than one inch thick when cooked and served. This ensures that the meat doesn’t dry out when it's being prepared, giving you a large cut of juicy and tender steak.

Ribeye 

Ribeye steaks are one of the most famous steaks in the world, and they are beloved by steak enjoyers. Just like the New York strip, ribeye steaks are cut from the longissimus dorsi section of the cow. Ribeye steaks are taken from a portion near the center of the cow. Ribeye steaks are known for being fattier when compared to most other steaks. This fatty quality adds to the juiciness of the steak and enhances the flavor when it's cooked.

One of the distinctive qualities of ribeye steaks is its marbling. This refers to the lines of fat that travel throughout the steak. Marbling in a steak adds a strong, unique flavor to the meat when cooked, and it makes the steak more tender as a result. These qualities make ribeye steaks a favorite for many people.

Which One Should You Go With?

Deciding on the right steak to suit your taste, and the taste of anyone you’re serving, can be tricky.  However, with these two high-quality cuts of steak, it’d be hard to serve something that people won’t like. The New York Strip steak and the ribeye steak are both premium cuts that are sure to impress with their flavor. The ribeye is well marbled and guaranteed to offer a tender, rich flavor. Meanwhile the New York Strip has less fat but can be just as tender and juicy with a beefy flavor.

If you prefer a leaner cut of steak or one with a firmer texture, then the New York Strip is an excellent choice. But if you’re looking for maximum flavor, the ribeye should satisfy. Now that you know a little bit more about both types of steak, making a decision should be easier. It just depends on what your tastes and preferences are.

Braveheart Has the Meat For You

No matter what cut of meat you’re looking to go with, Braveheart Foods wants to be the one to provide it to you. With our selection of steak cuts and other meats, you’ll be more than prepared to deliver a meal you and your guests won’t be able to get enough of.

Contact us today with any questions you may have about our products. We can’t wait to be an unforgettable part of your dinner!

Steak & Chili Trompetti

Experience the delicious flavors of succulent and tender fillet steak with a rich and flavorful tomato-based sauce infused with spicy chili, sweet honey, and tangy Worcestershire sauce. This recipe is perfect for impressing your guests or treating yourself to a delicious and satisfying meal at home. It's easy to follow, and in just a few simple steps, you can create a restaurant-quality dish that will surely be a crowd-pleaser.

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb Braveheart center-cut tenderloin filet steak, sliced into thin strips

  • Salt and pepper, to taste

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 onion, diced

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 red chili, seeded and diced

  • 1 can (14 oz) diced tomatoes

  • 1/2 cup beef broth

  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste

  • 1 tablespoon honey

  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika

  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano

  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil

  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme

  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)

  • 1 lb trompetti pasta

  • Fresh parsley or basil, chopped for garnish

Instructions:

  1. Season the fillet steak strips with salt and pepper. Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a large skillet over high heat. Add the steak strips and cook for 2-3 minutes until browned on all sides. Remove from the skillet and set aside.

  2. Heat the remaining 1 tablespoon of olive oil in the same skillet over medium heat. Add the diced onion, minced garlic, and diced chili pepper. Cook for 2-3 minutes until the onion is translucent.

  3. Add the can of diced tomatoes, beef broth, tomato paste, honey, Worcestershire sauce, smoked paprika, dried oregano, dried basil, dried thyme, and red pepper flakes (if using). Stir well to combine and bring to a simmer.

  4. Add the cooked steak strips back to the skillet and stir to coat them in the sauce. Simmer for 5-10 minutes until the sauce has thickened slightly, and the steak is cooked to your desired level of doneness.

  5. While the steak and sauce are cooking, cook the trompetti pasta according to the package instructions until al dente.

  6. Drain the pasta and add it to the skillet with the steak and sauce. Toss everything together until the pasta is coated in the sauce.

  7. Serve the steak and pasta in bowls or plates, garnished with chopped parsley or basil.

  8. Enjoy your strips of fillet steak in a chili tomato sauce with trompetti!

Looking for more recipe inspiration? Try Braveheart Lasagna Soup for an easy and delicious meal.

Porterhouse with Red Wine Reduction

This dish features perfectly grilled Porterhouse steak topped with a rich and flavorful red wine reduction, made with a combination of red wine, beef broth, balsamic vinegar, brown sugar, and sautéed onions and garlic. The sauce is simmered until it thickens, creating a savory and decadent topping for the steak. This recipe is perfect for special occasions or a fancy dinner at home. It's easy to make but tastes like it came from a high-end restaurant.

Ingredients:

  • 2 Braveheart Porterhouse steaks

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 1/4 cup butter

  • 1 onion, diced

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 cup red wine

  • 1 cup beef broth

  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar

  • 2 tbsp brown sugar

  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F. Season the steaks generously with salt and pepper on both sides.

  2. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the steaks to the skillet and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side until browned.

  3. Transfer the steaks to a baking dish and place them in the oven. Cook for 10-15 minutes for medium-rare or longer for more well-done steaks.

  4. Melt the butter over medium heat in the same skillet used to cook the steaks Add the diced onion, garlic, and sauté for 2-3 minutes until the onion is translucent.

  5. Pour in the red wine, beef broth, balsamic vinegar, and brown sugar. Stir to combine and bring the mixture to a boil.

  6. Reduce the heat and let the sauce simmer for 10-15 minutes until it has reduced and thickened.

  7. Once the steaks are cooked to your liking, remove them from the oven and let them rest for 5-10 minutes.

  8. Pour the red wine reduction over the steaks and serve immediately.

Looking for more recipes? Try Braveheart Filet with Browned Butter Pasta.

Steak & Pear Salad

This grilled filet with pear walnut salad recipe is perfect for a quick, easy weeknight dinner or a fancy dinner party. The grilled filets are tender and juicy, with a crispy exterior from the grill. The pear walnut salad adds a refreshing and sweet contrast to the savory steak, making for a delicious and well-balanced meal.

Ingredients:

  • 2 Braveheart center-cut tenderloin filet steaks

  • 1 tbsp olive oil

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • 4 cups mixed salad greens

  • 2 ripe pears, thinly sliced

  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese

  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinaigrette

Instructions:

  1. Preheat a grill or grill pan to medium-high heat.

  2. Brush filets with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.

  3. Place the filets on the grill and cook for 4-5 minutes per side for medium-rare, or longer if desired.

  4. While the filets are cooking, prepare the salad. Toss the salad greens, sliced pears, crumbled blue cheese, and chopped walnuts in a large bowl.

  5. Drizzle the balsamic vinaigrette over the salad and toss to combine.

  6. Once the filets are cooked to your liking, remove them from the grill and rest for 5-10 minutes.

  7. Divide the salad among 4 plates and place a filet on top of each salad.

  8. Serve immediately and enjoy!

Looking for more tasty recipes? Try Braveheart Ribeye with Maple Glazed Green Beans.

Sun-dried Tomato Steak Pizza

This Sun-dried Tomato and Steak Pizza is a mouth-watering combination of savory steak, tangy sundried tomatoes, and melted mozzarella cheese on a crispy pizza crust. This pizza is perfect for any occasion, whether you're looking for a quick and easy dinner or entertaining guests. You'll love the combination of flavors and textures in every bite. Make it at home and treat yourself to the ultimate pizza experience!

Ingredients:

  • 1 Braveheart sirloin filet steak, cooked to medium rare and thinly sliced.

  • 1 lb pizza dough

  • 1/4 cup tomato sauce

  • 1/2 cup sliced sundried tomatoes

  • 1/4 cup sliced red onion

  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

  • 1 tbsp olive oil

  • 1/4 tsp salt

  • 1/4 tsp black pepper

  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder

  • 1/4 tsp dried basil

  • 1 cup fresh arugula

Instructions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 450°F (230°C).

  2. Roll out the pizza dough onto a floured surface to your desired thickness.

  3. Brush the olive oil over the surface of the dough.

  4. Spread the tomato sauce over the dough, leaving about 1 inch of space around the edge.

  5. Sprinkle the shredded mozzarella cheese over the sauce.

  6. Add the sliced sundried tomatoes, cooked steak, and sliced red onion on top of the cheese.

  7. Sprinkle salt, black pepper, garlic powder, and dried basil over the toppings.

  8. Bake the pizza in the oven for 10-12 minutes or until the crust is golden brown and the cheese is melted.

  9. Remove the pizza from the oven and sprinkle arugula on top..

  10. Slice and serve your sundried tomato and steak pizza hot, garnished with fresh basil if desired.

  11. Enjoy your delicious homemade pizza!

Looking for more recipe inspiration? Try Braveheart Cheeseburger Soup.