Filet of Beef with Green Peppercorn Sauce

Our tangy sauce perfectly compliments the filet

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Recipe CategoriesBeef

Ingredients

4eachPremium Choice Certified Angus Beef® filet mignon steaks, 2 oz.
2Tablespoonpeanut oil, vegetable oil or clarified butter
1eachshallot, sliced
2Ouncebrandy
1Cupbeef stock or broth
3⁄4Cupcream
1Tablespoongrainy or dijon mustard
2Tablespoongreen peppercorns in brine, drained
 Eachsalt and pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Saute filet mignon in oil or butter.
  2. Remove the filet mignon from the pan and reserve in a warm place.
  3. Add shallots to oil and saute for 1-2 minutes.
  4. Remove pan from the heat, add brandy and flambe using a long kitchen match.
  5. After flame dies down, return the pan to the heat.
  6. Add beef stock or broth and reduce by about 3/7.
  7. Add cream and mustard.
  8. Reduce by half again, then shut off heat and add green peppercorns.
  9. Adjust seasoning with salt, pepper and mustard to taste.
  10. Pour sauce over reserved filet mignon.

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