Steak with Mushroom Sauce
Author: Pat
Prep time: 1 hour
Cook time: 40 mins
Total time: 1 hour 40 mins
Ingredients
  • SAUCE:
  • 1/2 ounce dried porcini mushrooms
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/3 cup thinly sliced shallots
  • 4 ounces sliced cremini mushrooms
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup red wine
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 2 tablespoons fresh sage, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped
  • BEEF:
  • 6 beef tenderloin steaks
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
Instructions
  1. SAUCE:
  2. Place porcini mushrooms in a bowl and cover with boiling water. Let stand for 15 minutes, drain over a bowl, reserving liquid.
  3. Heat a large sauce pan over medium high heat. Add oil to pan.
  4. Saute shallots 1 minute stirring occasionally.
  5. Add cremini mushrooms to pan and saute until tender, about 3 minutes.
  6. Add garlic and saute for 30 seconds until garlic is fragrant, stirring frequently.
  7. Stir in porcini, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper and saute for 1 minute.
  8. Add wine to pan and bring to a boil.
  9. Cook about 3 minutes until liquid almost evaporates.
  10. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons flour over mixture and cook for 1 minute, stirring frequently.
  11. Gradually add the mushroom liquid, stirring constantly, and bring to a simmer.
  12. Cook 2 minutes or until the mixture has thickened
  13. Stir in herbs.
  14. BEEF:
  15. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large skillet or grill pan over medium high heat.
  16. Season beef with 1 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper.
  17. Add beef to pan and saute 4 minutes on each side for rare, or to your desired degree of doneness.
  18. Remove from pan and allow to stand for a few minutes before serving.
Recipe by wikiEATia at http://wikieatia.com/?p=689