Filet Mignon with Mushroom-Wine Sauce Recipe

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Submitted by llox

Makes 2 servings



This steak is a great romantic meal idea, because while it's tender and super flavorful, it's also relatively light. Served with roasted asparagus (recipe below) and mashed or baked potato, this is the perfect recipe for a romantic dinner for two. Without all the fat of lots of butter or cream

Recipe Ingredients for Filet Mignon with Mushroom-Wine Sauce

2 tbsp. butter, divided
3 tbsp. shallots, minced
1/4 c. fresh shiitake mushrooms, cleaned and stems removed
3/4 c. dry red wine, divided (cabernet is nice)
5 fl. oz. beef consomme
1 fresh ground black pepper, to taste
8 ounce filet mignon
1/2 tbsp. soy sauce
1 tsp. cornstarch
1 tsp. dried thyme
1 tsp fresh thyme

Recipe Directions for Filet Mignon with Mushroom-Wine Sauce

  1. In a nonstick frying pan, saute shallots and mushrooms in 1 tbsp butter for about 4 mins, til tender.

  2. Add 1/2 cup of red wine and 3 fl. oz consomme. Simmer for about 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Remove the mushrooms from sauce, set aside.

  3. Boil wine mixture over high heat until reduced to 1/4 cup.

  4. Combine sauce with mushrooms in bowl. Set aside. In another bowl, combine combine soy sauce with cornstarch. Set aside.

  5. Sprinkle filets with pepper to taste. Saute steaks in remaining 1 tbsp butter over medium heat, about 3 minutes per side for a 1-inch thick steak.

  6. Reduce fire to medium-low heat; cook steaks until desired level of doneness. Remove from pan, keep warm.

  7. Add the rest of the red wine and beef consommé to the skillet, scraping to deglaze pan and incorporate tasty steak bits into the sauce. Bring to a boil. Boil for one minute. Add mushroom/sauce mixture, cornstarch/soy sauce mixture, and the thyme. Boil one minute, stirring constantly, until thickened.

  8. Place steaks on plate and pour sauce over. Garnish with fresh thyme.

Categories

Beef, Main Dish, Valentine's Day

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 330.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
419
Calories from Fat
172
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
19.1g
29%
Saturated Fat
10.2g
51%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
105mg
35%
Sodium
987mg
41%
Potassium
691mg
20%
Total Carbohydrates
10.3g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0.8g
3%
Sugars
1.4g
Protein
34.9g
Vitamin A 11% Vitamin C 4%
Calcium 6% Iron 23%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C-
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in niacin
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin B6
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • Contains alcohol
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