Filet Mignon with Peppercorn Mustard Sauce

Filet Mignon with Peppercorn Mustard SauceRecipe


4 servings (serving size: 1 steak and 2 tablespoons sauce)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 279
Caloriesfromfat 31 %
Fat 9.6 g
Satfat 3.5 g
Monofat 3.7 g
Polyfat 1 g
Protein 24 g
Carbohydrate 3.8 g
Fiber 0.1 g
Cholesterol 70 mg
Iron 3.3 mg
Sodium 656 mg
Calcium 13 mg


1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground or cracked black pepper
4 (4-ounce) beef tenderloin steaks (1 1/2 inches thick)
1 teaspoon vegetable oil
1/3 cup minced shallots
1/2 cup cognac
1/2 cup fat-free beef broth
1/4 cup green peppercorn or Dijon mustard


Sprinkle salt and pepper over steaks. Heat oil in a 9-inch cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add steaks; cook 5 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Remove steaks from skillet; keep warm. Add shallots to skillet; sauté 30 seconds. Add cognac; cook 10 seconds. Add broth and mustard; stir well. Reduce heat; cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Serve steaks with sauce.