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Filet of Beef in Phyllo with Madeira

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Category: Beef

 Ingredients List

  • 3 lb Beef tenderloin; whole,
  • -trimmed
  • 1 pk Phyllo dough
  • 1 Stick butter; melted
  • 2 Shallot; minced
  • 1/2 lb Mushroom; minced
  • 2 tb Butter
  • Salt
  • 3 tb Butter; melted
  • 1 1/2 tb Flour
  • 3/4 c Beef stock
  • 1 ts Kitchen bouquet with bouvril
  • 1/4 c Madeira


Preheat over to 400. Rub filet with salt. In a heavy skillet, over high
heat, sear in butter until brown. Set aside. In same pan, sauté mushrooms
and shallots for 2-3 mins. Set aside. Layer 12 pieces phyllo, brushing (or
spreading with hands) each layer with melted butter. Spread about 1/2
mushroom mixture on pastry and place seared beef on top; place remaining
mixture on top of beef and fold dough around. Prepare additional 5-6 layers
pastry. Seal all edges by overlapping them with this additional pastry and
brush with butter. Place beef on buttered baking pan and bake 40-45' or
until pastry is brown and flaky. Madeira Sauce: Stir flour into melted
butter and cook 5 mins. Add beef stock, kitchen bouquet and madeira. Cook
until thickened. Serve with slices of tenderloin.

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