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Recipe

Tournedos Of Beef With Morel Mushroom Sauce

  • Yield: 2 entrees

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon oil for cooking
  • 4 4-ounce beef tournedos
  • Salt and black pepper
  • 1/4 pound (4 ounces) Morel mushrooms, cut into rings
  • 1 tablespoon minced shallots
  • 2 ounces Madeira
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) beef stock
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter

Directions

  • Heat the oil in a medium saute pan. Season the beef on both sides and sear it until crispy. Turn it over and add the mushrooms. Moving the mushrooms around with a wooden spoon, allow them to cook with the beef for 2 minutes. Remove the beef, add the shallots, cook for 1 minute. Add the Madeira -- CAREFUL it will flame. When the flame dies down, add the garlic and stock. Add the meat back to the pan and reduce for 3 minutes. Finish by adding the tomatoes, butter, and adjusting the seasonings.