Beef: Filet Mignon with Peppercorn Mustard Sauce

posted by Terrytx 06-24-101 11:25 AM

* Exported from MasterCook *
Filet Mignon with Peppercorn Mustard Sauce
Recipe By :Cooking Light-10/98
Serving Size : 4 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Beef Low Fat

Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground or cracked black pepper
4 (4 ounce) beef tenderloin steaks -- (1-1/2" thick)
1 teaspoon vegetable oil
1/3 cup minced shallots
1/2 cup cognac
1/2 cup fat-free beef broth
1/4 cup green peppercorns or Dijon mustard

Sprinkle salt and pepper over steaks. Heat oil in a 9-inch cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add steaks; cook 5 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Remove steaks from skillet; keep warm. Add shallots to skillet; saute 30 seconds. Add cognac; cook 10 seconds. Add broth and mustard; stir well. Reduce heat; cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Serve steaks with sauce.

279 cal, 9.6g fat, 24g pro, 3.8g carb, 0.1g fiber 70mg chol, 3.3mg iron, 656mg sod.

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