Filet Mignon With Green Peppercorn Cream Sauce Recipe

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Filet Mignon with Green Peppercorn Cream Sauce

Vicki Butts (lazyme)

By
@lazyme5909

I've made a different version of this before and loved it. Can't wait to try this version.


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Rating:
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Serves:
4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1 3/4 c
beef stock or canned beef broth
3 Tbsp
butter
4 6-8 oz
filet mignon steaks (each about 1-inch thick)
1/4 c
shallots, chopped
1 c
whipping cream
3 Tbsp
cognac or brandy
2 Tbsp
green peppercorns in brine, drained

Step-By-Step

1Boil stock in small saucepan until reduced to 3/4 cup, about 7 minutes.
2Meanwhile, melt butter in large skillet over medium-high heat. Season steaks with salt and pepper. Cook steaks to desired doneness, about 4 minutes per side for medium-rare. Transfer steaks to plate (do not clean skillet).
3Add chopped shallots to same skillet and saute 2 minutes. Remove from heat. Add reduced beef stock, 1 cup whipping cream, 3 tablespoons Cognac and green peppercorns. Boil until mixture thickens to sauce consistency, about 6 minutes.
4Season sauce to taste with pepper. Spoon sauce over steaks and serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American