Recipe: Filet of Beef with Red Wine Sauce

This next recipe is a classic that every cook needs to have in their back pocket for a quaint dinner party at home. Served with crisp steamed asparagus, filet of beef with red wine sauce makes for a beautiful presentation and an irresistible meal. As with any recipe, this one tastes best when prepared with quality, hormone-free, platinum reserve beef.

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Beef Filet

What you’ll need:

  • 4 Filets of beef, about 6 ounces and 1 1/2 inches thick
  • 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 3 Cups sliced mushrooms
  • 3 Tablespoons butter, divided
  • 3 Tablespoons shallots, finely chopped
  • 3/4 Cup red wine
  • 1/2 Cup beef broth
  • 1 Teaspoon tomato paste
  • Parsley
  • 1 Package noodles
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste

How to make Filet of Beef with Red Wine Sauce:

  1. Cook noodles according to package directions
  2. Sprinkle both sides of beef filets with salt and pepper
  3. In a skillet large enough to hold all of the filets flat, heat the vegetable oil
  4. Add the filets and cook about 2 minutes over relatively high heat until browned and slightly crisp
  5. Turn the filets over and continue cooking on low heat for about 3 minutes for rare meat, or 5 minutes for well done
  6. Transfer the meat to a warm platter
  7. Pour off the fat from the skillet
  8. Add 1 tablespoon butter and mushrooms and stir for about 2 minutes
  9. Add the shallots and continue cooking briefly
  10. Add red wine, beef broth, and tomato paste
  11. Add any liquid accumulated around the meat
  12. Cook while stirring over relatively high heat for 5-7 minutes or until the liquid is thick and reduced to 1 1/2 cups
  13. Swirl in 2 tablespoons of butter
  14. Serve this mixture over hot meat with noodles.
  15. Sprinkle with parsley and enjoy!

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