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Gorgonzola Ale Sauce

Gorgonzola Ale SauceThis sauce is wonderful served over grilled beef steak or chicken.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 2/3 pounds onion, diced
1/4 cup olive oil
1/2 cup amber ale
Salt and ground black pepper, to taste
2/3 teaspoon dried thyme
Zest from about 2/3 of a whole lemon, finely minced
1 1/3 tablespoons minced chives
1 1/3 tablespoons minced red bell pepper
2 cups crumbled Gorgonzola cheese*

Cooking Directions:

  1. Caramelize the onions in oil over low heat until reduced by half and golden brown.
  2. Stir in the ale, and season with salt, pepper and thyme; cook over low heat until reduced by one-third.
  3. Stir in the lemon zest, chives and bell pepper; cook 1 minute.
  4. Remove from the heat and stir in cheese; serve immediately.

Makes about 3 cups sauce.

*Substitute Wisconsin Blue cheese, if desired

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.