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Beef Tenderloin with Herb Cheese and Red Wine Sauce

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Category: Beef

 Ingredients List

  • -----------------------------------SAUCE-----------------------------------
  • 2 c Dry red wine
  • 1 c Beef broth
  • 1 c Chicken broth
  • 1/4 c Shallots; finely chopped
  • 3/4 ts Dried thyme


2 oz Cream cheese; at room
1 ts Minced garlic
1/4 ts Dried thyme
1/4 ts Dried tarragon
1 ts Chopped fresh chives; or
-green onion
1/4 ts Dried basil
32 oz Beef tenderloin; in 4 steaks
2 tb Olive oil
1/4 c Butter; cut into pieces

FOR SAUCE: Mix wine, beef and chicken stocks, shallots and thyme in heavy
medium saucepan over high heat. Boil until reduced to 1/2 cup, about 30

FOR STEAKS: Mix cream cheese, garlic, thyme, tarragon, chives and basil in
small bowl. Season with salt and pepper. (Sauce and cheese mixture can be
made 1 day ahead. Cover separately and chill.)

Preheat oven to 400°F. Using small sharp knife, cut an X in top center of
each steak, cutting 3/4 of the way through. Fill each X with 1 tablespoon
cheese mixture. Season steaks with salt and pepper. Heat oil in heavy large
ovenproof skillet over high heat. Add steaks, cut side down, and cook until
brown, about 1 minute. Using metal spatula, carefully turn steaks over,
scraping up cheese crust with steak. Cook until bottom is brown, about 1

Transfer skillet to oven and cook steaks to desired doneness, about 12
minutes for rare. Transfer steaks to plates. Tent with foil to keep warm.

Bring sauce to simmer. Remove from heat. Gradually add butter, whisking
just until melted. Season sauce to taste with salt and pepper. Spoon sauce
over steaks and serve.

Per serving: 978 Calories; 76g Fat (77% calories from fat); 47g Protein; 5g
Carbohydrate; 207mg Cholesterol; 1055mg Sodium

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