Fillet of Beef Flambe

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READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Rub the fillet well with olive oil and freshly ground pepper.
  • Place on a ell-oiled rack in a shallow roasting pan.
  • Roast at 400 degrees about 35 minutes or until it has achieved an internal temperature of 125 degrees.
  • Brush with oil occasionally.
  • When done, salt the roast and let it rest 10 minutes.
  • Invite your guests to the kitchen "for the show.".
  • Pour the warm Cognac over the roast and ignite with a long handled match.
  • Add a little butter, sprinkle with chopped parsley and serve with the pan juices.
  • Broiled tomatoes and watercress make nice accompaniments.
  • Serve with a good Cabernet Sauvignon or Merlot. Don't skimp -- this recipe deserves a quality wine!
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