Bison Council

Bison Recipes

Maytag Bleu Cheese Crusted Filet Mignon

Crusted bleu cheese adds a stunning tangy flavor to a juicy bison filet. It’s an easy recipe with a beautiful presentation that pairs wonderfully with French frites.

Maytag Bleu Cheese Crusted Filet Mignon
Prep Time:
15 Minutes
Cook Time:
15 Minutes


  • 4 (6 oz.) bison filet mignon
  • 5 tbsp. butter
  • Salt and pepper
  • 4 oz. Maytag Bleu Cheese


  1. Preheat broiler.
  2. Melt 1 tablespoon of the butter in a large heavy skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Sprinkle both sides of steaks with salt, and a generous amount of ground black pepper. Add to skillet, and cook about 4 minutes per side for medium doneness.
  4. Transfer steaks to a broiler pan, and top each with 1 oz. bleu cheese.
  5. Place on top rack of oven, and broil until a light crust forms on the cheese.
  6. Remove from oven, and place on a serving platter; keep warm.
  7. In the same skillet you cooked the steaks, return to medium-high heat and add remaining 4 tablespoons of butter. Melt butter, and cook until it begins to turn a light brown color.
  8. Remove from heat, and spoon over crusted steaks.