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Steak with Mushroom Sauce

steak with mushroom sauce Steak with Mushroom Sauce

Steak with Mushroom Sauce

Steak with Mushroom Sauce
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Recipe type: Main Dish
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Serves: 6
 

Ingredients
  • SAUCE:
  • ½ ounce dried porcini mushrooms
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 1½ teaspoons olive oil
  • ⅓ cup thinly sliced shallots
  • 4 ounces sliced cremini mushrooms
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ 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
  • ½ 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, ¼ teaspoon salt, ¼ 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 ½ 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.

Filet Mignon with Gorgonzola Sauce

Filet mignon with gorgonzol Filet Mignon with Gorgonzola SauceFilet Mignon with Gorgonzola Sauce
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Recipe type: Beef, Entree
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Serves: 2
 

Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 ounces portobello mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons whipping cream
  • ¾ cup chicken broth
  • ¼ cup gorgonzola cheese, crumbled (1 ounce)
  • 2 filet mignon steaks

Instructions
  1. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Saute´ mushrooms until browned.
  3. Add garlic and cook a few seconds until fragrant.
  4. Add chicken broth and bring to a boil. Boil until sauce is reduced by half.
  5. Reduce heat to low.
  6. Stir in cream and gorgonzola.
  7. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  8. Sauce can be made ahead.
  9. For the filets:
  10. Sprinkle steaks with seasoning.
  11. Cook in grill pan until browned on both sides.
  12. Cook to desired temperature.
  13. Pour warm sauce over steaks and serve.