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Filet Mignon with Sherry-Mushroom Sauce

Filet Mignon with Sherry-Mushroom Sauce

Asparagus and mashed potatoes are perfect accompaniments to this tender, juicy filet.

Oxmoor House JANUARY 2005

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 steak, 1/2 cup mushrooms, about 1 1/2 tablespoons sauce,and 1 tablespoon blue cheese)
  • Cook time: 16 Minutes
  • Prep time: 5 Minutes


  • 1 cup dry sherry
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 (4-ounce) beef tenderloin steaks, trimmed (about 1 inch thick)
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 (8-ounce) package pre-sliced mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup (1 ounce) crumbled blue cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley


Stir together first 5 ingredients in a small bowl. Set aside.

Coat steaks with cooking spray. Cook steaks in a large nonstick skillet over medium- high heat 10 minutes or until desired degree of doneness. Remove steaks to a serving platter. Keep warm.

Heat oil in same pan over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms; sauté 2 minutes. Stir in 1/4 cup sherry mixture. Cook, stirring constantly, 2 minutes or until liquid is reduced to about 2 tablespoons. Spoon mushrooms around steaks.

Pour remaining sherry mixture into pan. Bring to a boil; cook 2 minutes or until mixture is reduced to about 6 tablespoons. Pour sherry mixture over steak and mushrooms; sprinkle with cheese and parsley. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 254
  • Fat: 12.8g
  • Saturated fat: 4.6g
  • Protein: 23.4g
  • Carbohydrate: 10.3g
  • Cholesterol: 64mg
  • Iron: 4.6mg
  • Sodium: 779mg
  • Calories from fat: 45%
  • Fiber: 1.6g
  • Calcium: 90mg

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