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    Cracked Black Pepper Crusted Filet Medallions (With Cremini)

    Cracked Black Pepper Crusted Filet Medallions (With Cremini). Photo by Sandi (From CA)

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    30 mins

    15 mins

    15 mins

    Sandi (From CA)'s Note:

    This has been my favorite dish in ALL food categories for some time now. Thankfully, I don't have a weight or heart problem...yet. ;o) I recommend using filet mignon and Italian cremini mushrooms as they are an integral part of the resulting flavor. I love the way the pepper is tempered by the cream sauce. Just typing this out has prompted me to make this again tonight. Let me know what you think!

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    Ingredients:

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    FOR THE MEAT

    FOR THE CREAM SAUCE

    Directions:

    1. 1
      While heating the oil and 1 T of butter in a large sauté pan over medium high heat, season the tenderloins with cracked black pepper and salt.
    2. 2
      Place the tenderloins in the hot pan and sauté for 4 minutes, then turn and sauté for 3 minutes.
    3. 3
      Cover with foil and set aside.
    4. 4
      Slice mushrooms and set aside.
    5. 5
      Heat 2 T soft butter in a large saucepan over medium high heat.
    6. 6
      When hot, add shallots and mushrooms and sauté for 2 minutes.
    7. 7
      Add the minced garlic and sauté until it becomes soft.
    8. 8
      Add the heavy cream and steak juice from set-aside plate and reduce by one-third.
    9. 9
      Season with salt and pepper.
    10. 10
      Finally, add the basil and keep warm.
    11. 11
      Have little hope of keeping your arteries open while enjoying this awesome dish.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 07, 2011

      55

      Wow ! Yum. Next time I am going to try this recipe with Flax Milk. I will use olive oil as well for flavor. I will also try it covered in butter and blue cheese which go great with beef. I don't eat much meat but this is how I like it and rare! Thanks for this recipe.

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    • on April 18, 2011

      55

      In 2 words, Utterly fantastic!

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    • on March 09, 2009

      55

      Excellent. Subbed skim milk for cream so as was to be expected, my sauce was much thinner, but sooooo excellent! Loved it and so did hubby:)

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    Nutritional Facts for Cracked Black Pepper Crusted Filet Medallions (With Cremini)

    Serving Size: 1 (362 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 905.6
     
    Calories from Fat 680
    75%
    Total Fat 75.5 g
    116%
    Saturated Fat 36.4 g
    181%
    Cholesterol 297.5 mg
    99%
    Sodium 2179.2 mg
    90%
    Total Carbohydrate 9.3 g
    3%
    Dietary Fiber 2.1 g
    8%
    Sugars 0.8 g
    3%
    Protein 47.9 g
    95%

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