Pan-seared Steak

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Barb G.

This is such a good way to fix a steak, it has its own sauce. This is good served with creamed potatoes.

Top Review by vrvrvr

Outstanding flavor. But I didn't know how long to simmer the filets - it was just trial and error. I don't like them bloody rare, and I took them out too soon, so they had to go back in... then I still wasn't sure so I cut one open, which I know you shouldn't do. What can I say, I'm not quite "there" as a steak-searing expert. Maybe some more detailed time suggestions would help this recipe, but I realize that steak size varies so it's hard to say. Once these filet mignons made it to the table, they were outstanding. Very flavorful and tender, and the mushrooms were a great addition!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Season filets with salt and pepper on both sides.
  2. Heat oil in saute pan on high until hot; place garlic in pan folled by filets; sear for two minutes each side, remove steaks, set aside;discard garlic.
  3. Use the sherry to deglaze pan; add mushrooms and saute on med-high heat for 4-5 minutes.
  4. Place steaks back in pan; put Dijon mustard on each steak and turn steaks over to incorporate the mustard into a sauce with juices in pan; add the cream and allow to simmer until steaks are at desired temperature, Serve.

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