Filet Mignon with Bourbon-Coffee Sauce
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INGREDIENTS
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons bourbon
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon beef-flavored bouillon granules
  • 1/2 teaspoon instant coffee granules
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 (4-ounce) beef tenderloin steaks, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 4 tablespoons of butter- melted
DIRECTIONS
  1. Combine first 5 ingredients in a small bowl; set aside.
  2. Sprinkle pepper and salt over both sides of steaks. Heat a medium nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add steaks; cook 2 minutes on each side. Reduce heat to medium; cook steaks 2 minutes or until desired degree of doneness. Transfer steaks to a platter; cover and keep warm.
  3. Add bourbon mixture to pan; cook over medium-high heat until mixture has reduced to 1/4 cup (about 3 minutes). Serve sauce over beef; sprinkle with parsley and pour butter over steaks.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
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