Monday, May 19, 2008
1 Tablespoon olive oil
4 1 inch thick beef tenderloin
Salt and pepper
2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
2 green onions cut in 1 inch pieces
1 cup brndy
1 cup whipping cream
Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat
Sprinkle both sides of steaks with salt and pepper and athen add to hot skillet.
Cook for 2 min. on each side or till brown.
Place in baking dish. Bake uncovered in 400 degree oven for 10 to 13 minutes for medium rare.
For sauce cook mushrooms and green onions in same skillet over medium heat till just tender.
Remove from heat: add brandy. Return to heat simmer uncovered for 4 minutes or till most of the liquid is evaporated. Add whipping cream: bring to just boiling. Boil gently 8 minutes or till reduced to one cup; stir frequently. Season with salt and pepper. Place steaks on warm plate and add sauce over meat.
This was very good with a baked potatoe and salad we did half the recipe.