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Tournedos w/ Mushroom Caps and Red Wine Sauce, Steamed Broccoli Spears

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Serves | Prep Time 10 | Cook Time 15

Why I Love This Recipe

Chateaubriand for 2 in 30 minutes

Ingredients You'll Need

2 clusters of broccoli tops (available in produce section), cut into spears or, 1 pound of broccolini, trimmed
1/2 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
2 large stuffing mushroom caps, wiped with damp towel, stem removed
2 (1-inch) fillet of beef steaks
Salt and pepper
1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1/2 cup dry red wine
1/2 cup beef stock


Boil broccoli in 1-inch of water, covered, 3 minutes. Remove from heat. Drain, but leave covered in pan for another 5 minutes. Broccoli will continue to cook, but not lose all of its color.

In a small skillet, heat 1/2 Tbsp. butter and oil over medium high heat. Cook mushroom caps 3 or 4 minutes until just golden, turn them and set to sides of pan.

Add the meat seasoned with salt and pepper and cook 3 minutes on each side for medium rare, 5 minutes on each side for medium well. Remove steaks and caps from the pan and cover with loose foil tent to keep warm and let juices distribute.

Add 1 Tbsp. butter and flour to the pan and whisk in wine. Scrape up drippings, reduce wine for half a minute, then whisk in a little beef stock. Thicken sauce another half minute, then remove from heat.

To serve, top each steak with a mushroom cap and pour a little sauce down over the top. Serve with the broccoli florets alongside.

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