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Steak Au Poivre

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  Beef top loin/Tenderloin steaks 1 1⁄4 Pound
  Cracked black pepper 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Shallot/2 green onions 1
  Margarine/Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cognac 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Whipping cream 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Dijon style mustard 2 Teaspoon

Trim fat from steaks.
Combine pepper and salt.
Sprinkle both sides of steaks with pepper mixture-press into surface.
Place steaks on the cooking grill.
Grill 6 to 7 minutes for rare, 7 to 9 minutes for medium, or 9 to 11 minutes for well-done, turning once halfway through grilling time.
Meanwhile, in a large heavy skillet cook shallot in margarine till tender but not brown.
In a small saucepan heat cognac till it almost simmers, transfer grilled steaks to skillet.
Carefully ignite cognac and pour over steaks.
Transfer steaks to a serving platter.
Stir cream and mustard into cognac mixture in skillet.
Pour cognac sauce over steaks.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1759 Calories from Fat 1024

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 115 g177.5%

Saturated Fat 38.8 g193.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 382.9 mg127.6%

Sodium 2135.4 mg89%

Total Carbohydrates 28 g9.2%

Dietary Fiber 8 g31.8%

Sugars 3.7 g

Protein 114 g228.1%

Vitamin A 46.6% Vitamin C 13.9%

Calcium 17.5% Iron 49.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Steak Au Poivre Recipe