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Filet Mignon with Peppercorn Mustard Sauce

Rated as 3.83 out of 5 Stars

"Serve this deliciously tender steak with mashed potatoes to soak up all the sauce."
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Ingredients

servings
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Sprinkle salt and pepper over steaks. Heat oil in a 9-inch cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add steaks; cook 5 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Remove steaks from skillet; keep warm. Add shallots to skillet; saute 30 seconds. Add cognac; cook 10 seconds. Add broth and mustard; stir well. Reduce heat; cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Serve steaks with sauce.

Footnotes

  • Reprinted with permission of Cooking Light® magazine. All rights reserved.
  • CALORIES 279 (31% from fat); FAT 9.6g (sat 3.5g, mono 3.7g, poly 1g); PROTEIN 24g; CARB 3.8g; FIBER 0.1g; CHOL 70mg; IRON 3.3mg; SODIUM 656mg; CALC 13mg

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Most helpful positive review

Absolutely heavenly with French bread to soak up the sauce...tender and delicious. I didn't have cognac so used brandy, and it worked just fine.

Most helpful critical review

Didn't care for this; the mustard flavor was too strong even though the amount was reduced. I might try the green peppercorns instead next time but I doubt I will ever make this again. Husband l...

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Absolutely heavenly with French bread to soak up the sauce...tender and delicious. I didn't have cognac so used brandy, and it worked just fine.

Excellent recipe! It was so delicious ~ I used the Dijon mustard and served it with yellow rice and sugar snap peas and everyone loved it!

First, I must tell you that Michele & "dark liquor" don't get along so well. In fact I cannot smell it without getting the chills, a result of too many shots back in the day ;). Well I thought...

Didn't care for this; the mustard flavor was too strong even though the amount was reduced. I might try the green peppercorns instead next time but I doubt I will ever make this again. Husband l...

Loved it-had company over so I made double the sauce. My company thought they were at a fine resturant! Made my night

Very GOOD! Very peppery....if your a pepper fan this is wonderful!

Delicious! My new favorite low-fat recipe.