Goat cheese whipped cream sound a little too funky for you? Don’t let the name fool you – it is utterly delicious.
I had my doubts that the texture would mesh well – wrong, it was perfect. And even quicker and easier than making a compote butter. I added salt and pepper, the only other ingredients I could justify. I really wanted the goat cheese flavor to shine through.
It got me thinking about other savory whipped cream toppings. It’s easy to forget that butter is churned cream – and if I were to keep beating for a couple more minutes, I’d have goat cheese butter. Which wouldn’t be the worst thing to happen in my kitchen.
I thought I’d list some ideas that come to mind for a whipped cream steak topper, or another broiled meat, for the adventurous eater types. My gut is telling me my next whipped cream creation will be a brie version.
An added disclaimer – you’re required to let me know how these taste, in the event you try one. 😊
- Boursin cheese whipped cream
- Red wine whipped cream
- Roasted garlic whipped cream
- Brie cheese whipped cream
- Smoked salmon whipped cream
- Black peppercorn whipped cream
- Shallot whipped cream
- Tarragon whipped cream
- Anchovy whipped cream
- Truffled whipped cream
- Cream cheese whipped cream
- Blue cheese whipped cream
- Harissa whipped cream
- Tabasco whipped cream
I N G R E D I E N T S
F o r t h e G o a t C h e e s e W h i p p e d C r e a m
- 4 oz. chevre
- 1 / 2 cup heavy cream
- Pinch of salt
- Pinch of pepper
F o r t h e F i l e t M i g n o n
- 2 filet mignon
- 4 tablespoons butter, salted or unsalted
- Salt, as needed
- Pepper, as needed
- Olive oil, as needed
D I R E C T I O N S
- Preheat the oven to 400*.
- Put all the whipped cream ingredients in a bowl, and beat on medium speed with a hand mixer until it reaches whipped cream consistency – about 30 seconds to a minute.
- Pat the filets dry, and sprinkle all sides liberally with salt and pepper.
- Coat an oven-safe skillet with olive oil, and melt 2 tablespoons of butter on high heat. Sear the steaks for 2 to 3 minutes on each side, then sear the edges of the steak for 1 minute each.
- Place 1 tablespoon of butter on the top of each filet, and place the steaks in the oven. Broil for 8 minutes for rare, checking with a meat thermometer until the steaks reach preferred doneness, if desired.
- Serve the steaks hot, topped with the goat cheese whipped cream.