Poivre is the French word for pepper. Simple and elegant, this classic steak dish is a great choice for a special dinner for two.

Recipe by Oxmoor House July 2010


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


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  • Press cracked black pepper evenly onto both sides of steaks.

  • Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; place pan over medium-high heat until hot. Add steaks, and cook 5 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Transfer to a serving platter; set aside, and keep warm.

  • Add brandy to pan; let simmer 30 seconds or until liquid is reduced to a glaze. Add beef broth, salt, and sweetener. Simmer, uncovered, 4 to 5 minutes or until liquid is reduced by half.

  • Remove pan from heat; stir in sour cream. Serve with steak.

  • carbo rating: 3


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Nutrition Facts

222 calories; fat 9.8g; saturated fat 4.4g; protein 20.8g; carbohydrates 3.5g; fiber 0.8g; cholesterol 66mg; iron 2.8mg; sodium 551mg; calcium 41mg.