Filet mignon with peppercorn-mustard sauce

Posted January 15, 2006 by SSettle
From cooking light, a recipe for filet mignon

Posted in : Cuisines :
  • Prep Time :
    15 min
  • Cook Time :
    20 min
  • Ready Time :
    35 min

Servings

4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 piece 4-oz beef tenderloin steak
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper coarsely ground
  • 1/2 cup cognac
  • 1/4 cup Dijon Mustard
  • 1/2 cup fat-free beef broth
  • 1/3 cup minced shallots
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil

Directions

Sprinkle steaks with salt and pepper. Heat oil in 9-inch cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat.

Add steaks and cook 5 minutes on each side, or until desired degree of doneness.

Remove steaks from pan and keep warm.

Add shallots to pan and 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.

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