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Tenderloin Steaks with Red Onion Marmalade

Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Cindy Barr
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 steak and 1/3 cup marmalade)
Serve this company-worthy entrée with garlic mashed potatoes and sautéed green beans, and pour a bottle of cabernet sauvignon.

Ingredients

  • Cooking spray
  • 1 large red onion, sliced and separated into rings (about 2 cups)
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 (4-ounce) beef tenderloin steaks, trimmed (1 inch thick)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 289
  • caloriesfromfat 36 %
  • fat 11.4 g
  • satfat 4.3 g
  • monofat 4.3 g
  • polyfat 0.4 g
  • protein 32.5 g
  • carbohydrate 12.6 g
  • fiber 0.8 g
  • cholesterol 95 mg
  • iron 4.7 mg
  • sodium 369 mg
  • calcium 25 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat broiler.

  2. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add onion to pan. Cover and cook 3 minutes. Add vinegar, honey, and 1/4 teaspoon salt to pan. Reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, 8 minutes or until slightly thick, stirring occasionally.

  3. Sprinkle remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, thyme, and pepper evenly over beef. Place beef on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray; broil 4 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Serve with onion mixture.

Cook's Notes

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