Beef Tenderloin with Mushroom-Shallot Sauce

Enjoy these hearty beef tenderloin steaks with mushroom-shallot sauce over them that are ready in just 20 minutes – perfect for a dinner.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 2
 

Ingredients

2
beef tenderloin steaks (filet mignon) (1/2 lb)
1
large clove garlic, peeled, halved
1/4
teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
1
teaspoon butter or margarine
1
cup fresh whole mushrooms, halved
2
shallots, thinly sliced
1/4
cup Cabernet Sauvignon or other dry red wine
1/4
cup beef broth
1
teaspoon cornstarch

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Set oven control to broil. Line 15x10-inch pan with sides with foil. Rub both sides of each steak with cut side of garlic. Sprinkle each side with pepper; place steaks in pan.
  • 2 Broil 4 to 6 inches from heat 12 to 16 minutes, turning once, until desired doneness.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in 7-inch nonstick skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add mushrooms and shallots; cook 4 to 6 minutes, stirring frequently, until shallots are tender and mushrooms begin to brown. Add wine; cook 1 minute, stirring occasionally.
  • 4 In small bowl, mix broth and cornstarch until smooth. Gradually stir into mushroom mixture, cooking and stirring until bubbly and thickened. Serve sauce over steaks.
  • 1 Set oven control to broil. Line 15x10-inch pan with sides with foil. Rub both sides of each steak with cut side of garlic. Sprinkle each side with pepper; place steaks in pan.
  • 2 Broil 4 to 6 inches from heat 12 to 16 minutes, turning once, until desired doneness.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in 7-inch nonstick skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add mushrooms and shallots; cook 4 to 6 minutes, stirring frequently, until shallots are tender and mushrooms begin to brown. Add wine; cook 1 minute, stirring occasionally.
  • 4 In small bowl, mix broth and cornstarch until smooth. Gradually stir into mushroom mixture, cooking and stirring until bubbly and thickened. Serve sauce over steaks.

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"Using beef tenderloin is great because it is very lean and we're trying to cut back on fat and calories. Though we want to eat less meat, we still like to have it once in a while." Greg

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
210
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
200mg
200%;
Total Carbohydrate
5g
5%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
26g
26%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.