Roast Fillet of Beef with Mushroom-Tarragon Sauce

Recipe by evelynathens
READY IN: 55mins




  • Position rack in center of oven and preheat to 400F degrees.
  • Heat oil in large skillet over high heat.
  • Pat beef dry.
  • Add to skillet and brown on all sides, turning frequently, about 7 minutes.
  • Place rack in roasting pan.
  • Transfer beef to rack.
  • Roast about 25 minutes for rare, or longer, if desired.
  • Pour oil from skillet.
  • Add butter and melt over medium-low heat.
  • Add shallots and saute 1 minute.
  • Add mushrooms, tarragon and salt.
  • Increase heat to medium, cover and cook until mushrooms release their juices, stirring once or twice, about 6 minutes.
  • Add wine and bring to boil.
  • Boil uncovered until almost no liquid remains, about 2 minutes.
  • Mix in 1 cup stock.
  • Stir cornstarch and remaining ¼ cup stock in small bowl.
  • Add cornstarch to mushroom sauce and bring to boil; stirring constantly.
  • Boil until thickened, about 1 minute.
  • Cut beef into ½ inch slices.
  • Overlap slices on plates.
  • Spoon sauce over and serve.
  • This is excellent served with Scalloped Potatoes with Cream and Broccoli with Lemon-Garlic Crumbs (in my recipes).