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El Cid Tenderloin Filets is an amazingly delicious and easy to prepare side dish recipe. Try it for once; you wont wish to try any other side dish for your coming parties!
  Beef tenderloin fillets 54 Ounce (6 Pieces, 8 Ounce Each)
  Clarified butter 4 Tablespoon
  Shallots 1⁄4 Pound, peeled and minced (1/2 Cup)
  Mushrooms 1⁄2 Pound, cleaned and thinly sliced
  Cognac 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Heavy cream 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon

In a large heavy skillet, melt butter over high heat.
Sear fillets 1 minute on each side.
Lower heat and continue cooking, turning occasionally, until meat is done to your taste.
Set aside on warm plates.
Using the same pan, saute shallots 1 minute.
Add mushrooms and saute 1 or 2 minutes longer.
Pour in cognac.
Ignite and flambe, then add the cream.
Stirring, reduce the sauce over high heat for 4 or 5 minutes, until a spoon dragged through the sauce leaves a trail that closes behind.
Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Spoon sauce over each fillet.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5503 Calories from Fat 3914

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 439 g676.1%

Saturated Fat 211 g1055%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1610.9 mg537%

Sodium 3682.8 mg153.4%

Total Carbohydrates 38 g12.5%

Dietary Fiber 2.6 g10.4%

Sugars 4.4 g

Protein 309 g617.9%

Vitamin A 132.9% Vitamin C 27.1%

Calcium 28.9% Iron 16.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

El Cid Tenderloin Filets Recipe