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Celebration Filet Mignon

Ingredients
  Medium mushrooms 1⁄4 Pound
  Tomatoes 1 Large (Or 2 Medium Sized)
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Large, cut into 3/4 inch thick slices
  Beef tenderloin steaks 4 (Filet Mignon, Each 1 Inch Thick)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Prepared mustard 2 Tablespoon
  Capers 4 Teaspoon, drained
  Watercress sprigs 4 (For Garnish)
Directions

1. If you like, flute mushrooms. Set aside.2. Cut four thick center slices from tomatoes; reserve any leftover tomatoes to use in salad another day. In 10-inch skillet over medium heat, in 1 teaspoon hot butter or margarine, cook tomato slices until heated through. Remove to warm large platter.
3. Meanwhile, in 12-inch skillet over medium heat, in 2 tablespoons hot butter or margarine {1/4 stick), cook onion until tender, stirring occasionally. Remove to bowl. In drippings remaining in skillet, over medium-high heat, cook mushrooms and tenderloin steaks about 5 minutes for rare or until of desired doneness, turning steaks once. Remove steaks and mushrooms to platter, placing one steak on each tomato slice; keep warm.
4. Into drippings remaining in skillet, stir water, mustard, and capers; over medium heat, cook, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens slightly and boils. Return onions to skillet; heat through. Pour sauce over and around steaks. Garnish platter with watercress sprigs.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Ingredient: 
Beef

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