Tenderloin for Two With Peppercorn Cream

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by SkinnyMinnie

This was in my Southern Living Christmas Cookbook. A wonderful romantic dinner for two. Serve with white rice.

Top Review by CARML mama

I have had this recipe saved on my counter since 2007 when I printed it out! This is delicious in every way, you will not be disappointed. We have served it with a variety of sides and it has never failed to please. I am so glad to find it on here and add it to my cookbook!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the oil in a medium skillet until hot.
  2. Sprinkle the fillets with salt and pepper to your taste on both sides.
  3. Sear both sides of the fillet in the hot skillet with oil.
  4. Remove from skillet and place on a rack in a roasting pan.
  5. Broil 5 1/2 inches from the heat for 5 min on each side or until 145ºF is reached for medium-rare.
  6. Add brandy to drippings in the skillet and bring to a boil stirring to loosen any browned bits on the bottom.
  7. Add minced garlic, crushed peppercorns, oregano, and salt - cook for 1 minute.
  8. Add whipping cream and bring to a boil, and cook 6 min or until sauce is reduced by half.
  9. Remove from heat and whisk in sour cream.
  10. Spoon over the fillets.
  11. Serve with hot white rice.

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