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Filet of Beef with Chocolate Balsamic Sauce Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
diana morris
Added: Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 Beef Tenderloin Filets
2 tsp Olive or vegetable oil
2 Tbsp Minced shallot
˝ cup Cabernet Sauvignon
1 Cup Beef stock
1 large garlic clove, minced or pressed
1 oz Dark chocolate (90% cacao)
1 Tbsp Balsamic vinegar
Salt and pepper to taste
3 Tbsp Butter

Directions:
Directions:
Season your filets with salt and pepper. Heat a medium sauté pan over high heat, add the vegetable oil and pan sear the filets to just under your desire temperature, then transfer to an ovenproof dish and keep warm in the oven (the beef will continue to cook just a bit). Reduce the heat to low, add the shallots to the sauté’ pan and sauté’ until starting to brown a bit. Add the wine, increase the heat to high and reduce by half. Add the beef stock and garlic and reduce until syrupy. Whisk in the chocolate, vinegar, then the butter. Check for seasoning. Place your filets on a warm plates and nap with sauce.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4

 

 

 

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