Z'tejas Smothered Filet Mignon

Total Time
1hr 40mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 1 hr 15 mins

This is a fabulous sauce to serve on the side with filet or strip steak. The sauce takes time to prepare, but is well worth the effort! I used poblano peppers and portabella mushrooms and it turned out great!The sauce got great reviews at my last dinner party!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. To prepare Ancho/Anaheim Horseradish:.
  2. Put olive oil in pan and saute peppers, shallots and garlic over low heat, covered, until soft but not browned.
  3. Add red wine and simmer for 30 minutes.
  4. Add beef stock, thyme, bay leaves, horseradish and simmer 30 minutes.
  5. In a small jar, mix 2 tablespoons cornstarch with 2 tablespoons cold water and shake. Add the cornstarch mixture and the remaining 1 1/2 cups of water to thicken the sauce. Strain mixture through a fine-sieved colander.
  6. To prepare steaks:.
  7. Season steaks with seasoning mixture.
  8. Grill steaks on both sides or broil to desired doneness.
  9. While steak is grilling, in a skillet, heat the 2 tablespoons butter, the 2 cups of ancho sauce and the mushrooms until the mushrooms are softened.
  10. Add cream to mushroom mix and simmer just until warmed.
  11. Pour mushroom sauce mixture over steaks and serve.

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