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    Filet Mignon With Cognac Sauce

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    35 mins

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    jovigirl's Note:

    Filet Mignon is one of my favorite foods! This is just heavenly!

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Trim fat from steaks. Place steaks in shallow dish. Pour 2 tablespoons of the cognac over steaks. Cover and marinate in refrigerator for 15 minutes, turning once. Drain steaks, discarding cognac in dish. Sprinkle steaks with pepper.
    2. 2
      Place steaks on rack of uncovered grill directly over medium coals. Grill for 11-15 minutes for medium-rare or 14-18 minutes for medium, turning once.
    3. 3
      Meanwhile, for sauce: In small saucepan, cook mushrooms and shallot in hot butter for 3 - 4 minutes or until tender. Stir in beef broth and remaining cognac. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Boil gently, uncovered, for 5 minutes. In small bowl, stir together half-and-half, mustard, and flour. Stir into broth mixture. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 1 minute more. Serve sauce over steaks.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 26, 2009

      45

      Excellent recipe. My husband and I found ourselves some alone time and a couple of beautiful filets. I used a pound of mushrooms, and substituted 3/4 cup of green onion in lieu of the shallots, a cup of beef broth and increased the flour to 2Tbs. to accomodate the increased liquid. I found the mustard to be a bit to much and will reduce to one TBS next time. This is definetely going to be used again and again.

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    • on June 01, 2009

      55

      Excellent recipe. I did half a recipe and served it with Uncle Bill's Deep Fried Zucchini Strips as an appetizer and Crab Meat Stuffed Shrimp to make surf and turf. Great way to celebrate our anniversary.

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    • on October 23, 2008

      45

      First class sauce. Used regular brandy because that is what I had. Delicious anyway. Thanks, Jovigirl.

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    Nutritional Facts for Filet Mignon With Cognac Sauce

    Serving Size: 1 (271 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 330.3
     
    Calories from Fat 214
    65%
    Total Fat 23.8 g
    36%
    Saturated Fat 10.3 g
    51%
    Cholesterol 104.9 mg
    34%
    Sodium 216.9 mg
    9%
    Total Carbohydrate 3.9 g
    1%
    Dietary Fiber 0.3 g
    1%
    Sugars 1.1 g
    4%
    Protein 23.8 g
    47%

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