Beef Tenderloin Fillets with Green Peppercorn Sauce

recipe
Runner-up

Yield:

Makes 2 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Ingredients

2 tablespoons butter or margarine
2 (8-ounce) beef tenderloin fillets
2 cups Marsala wine
1 cup chicken broth
20 green peppercorns
2 cups whipping cream
1/8 teaspoon Dijon mustard

Preparation

Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add fillets, and cook 6 minutes on each side or to desired degree of doneness. Remove fillets from skillet, and keep warm.

Add wine, broth, and peppercorns to skillet; cook 20 minutes or until liquid is reduced by half. Stir in cream and mustard; cook 20 minutes or until liquid is reduced by half. Return fillets to skillet, and serve warm.