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beef and mushrooms in cognac sauce

Recipe by
Crystal ~
Somewhere, IL

This is a delicious tasting dish that we have often. It is quick easy to make. Be sure to use a good Cognac for the best flavor.

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For beef and mushrooms in cognac sauce

  • 1 pound beef sirloin,( or beef of choice) cut into bite size pieces
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms (or much as you want to use)
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1-1/4 cups beef broth
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon of good cognac

How To Make beef and mushrooms in cognac sauce

  • 1
    In a skillet over medium heat, heat 3 Tablespoons of butter and the olive oil.
  • 2
    Season the beef with salt, pepper and garlic salt.
  • 3
    Add the beef and onion to the skillet and cook until beef is browned. Add in the mushrooms and cook for another couple of minutes.
  • 4
    Add in 1 cup of beef broth; Cover and simmer until meat is tender. (Approx. 30 minutes...more or less. Depends on what cut of beef you use).
  • 5
    When meat is tender add 1 tablespoon of butter and 1 tablespoon cognac; stir to combine and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • 6
    Mix together the 1/4 beef broth and the cornstarch. Add to the skillet mixture and stir until slightly thickened. Serve and enjoy!

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