filet mignon with tarragon

Total Time
20 mins
30 mins

what a wonderful meal that is so easy to prepare. i love this served with new potatoes and a salad.

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  1. heat oil in saucepan, add shallots and cook for 3 minutes.
  2. add stock, wine and brandy, reduce until thickened, 5 minutes.
  3. add cream, reduce until 3/4 c, set sauce aside melt butter in skillet, add garlic, saute 1 minute.
  4. add spinach, cook until wilted, tossing, about 2 minutes, set aside in another skillet heat oil, add tenderloins and cook until med rare, about 5 mins per side (i like mine cooked longer).
  5. divide spinach between 4 plates, top each with a filet.
  6. add sauce back to pan, stir in mustard and tarragon, add salt& pepper to taste, pour over steaks.