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John's Filet Mignon with Mushroom and Leek Sauce Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
John Lee
Added: Wednesday, October 5, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 T olive oil
1 T butter
4 (6 ounce) filets
1T olive oil
1 leek, white part only, julienned
1 c sliced mushrooms (use a variety)
4 -5 T beef stock
4 -5 dashes of Worcestershire sauce
4 -5 T red wine
Salt and pepper to taste
2 - 3 T butter

Directions:
Directions:
Combine 1 T olive oil and 1 T butter in an ovenproof saute pan over high heat. Add the filets and brown for 2 minutes on each side. Roast the filets at 350 degrees for 10 minutes, no more. Remove to a plate and keep warm. Drain the fat from the pan. Add 1 T olive oil. Add the leek and saute for 1 to 2 minutes. Add the mushrooms and saute for 3 to 3 minutes longer. Add the beef stock, Worcestershire sauce and red wine. Cook over medium-high heat to reduce by 1/2. Add the salt and pepper. Just before serving swirl in the butter. Serve the mushroom and leek sauce over the filets.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15-20 minutes

 

 

 

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