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Filets with Tarragon Butter

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Category: Meat

 Ingredients List

  • 4 tb Butter, softened
  • 2 tb Finely minced shallots
  • -(about 2 whole)
  • 1 ts Dried tarragon
  • 12 oz Filet of beef (2 pieces
  • -each, each 2" thick)
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • 1 ts Olive oil


TO PREPARE THE TARRAGON BUTTER: Saute the shallots in 1 teaspoon
butter for 3-4 minutes, or until beginning to brown. Stir into the
remaining butter, along with the tarragon. Divide into two mounds;
flatten between sheets of wax paper. Place in the freezer.

TO COOK THE STEAKS: Preheat the oven to 400'F. Heat the oil in a
cast-iron skillet or oven-proof pan over high heat. Salt and pepper
the filets. Brown on all sides. Put the pan in the oven; bake for 5
minutes (for medium-rare). Let the steaks rest several hours before
serving. When ready to serve, top with Tarragon Butter.

Beef per serving: 306 calories, 43 grams protein, 0.1 grams
carbohydrates, 0 grams fiber, 13.6 grams fat (4.7 grams saturated),
360 milligrams sodium.

Tarragon Butter per serving: 77 calories, 0.5 grams protein, 2 grams
carbohydrates, 0.1 grams fiber, 7.7 grams fat (4.7 grams saturated), 2
milligrams sodium.

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