Beef Filets With Cognac-Mushroom & Onion Sauce Recipe

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Beef Filets With Cognac-Mushroom & Onion Sauce
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  1. Sprinkle beef evenly with 1/2 teaspoon salt or 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper.
  2. Brown filets in 1 tablespoon hot oil in an ovenproof or cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat 3 minutes on each side.
  3. Remove filets, reserving drippings in skillet.
  4. Melt 2 teablespoons butter in drippings over medium-high heat.
  5. Add yellow and red onion rings, and saute 5 minutes.
  6. Add green onions, shallots, mushrooms and garlic.(If more oil is needed add remaining tablespoon), saute 15 minutes or until lightly browned.
  7. Stir in cognac and broth; cook over medium-high heat, stirring constantly, until liquid evaporates(about 5 minutes).
  8. Place filets on top of onion mixture in skillet.
  9. Cover with aluminum foil.
  10. Bake at 400F for 15-20 minutes or until thermometer inserted in thickest portion of meat register 135F(medium rare).
  11. Remove filets from skillet, reserving onion mixture in skillet, cover filets loosely, and let stand at room temperature 10 minute.
  12. Cook onion mixture over medium heat, stirring constantly; 5 min or until liquid evaporates.
  13. Add salt and pepper to taste, if needed.
  14. Serve with filets.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 761.6 Kcal (3189 kJ)
Calories from fat 295.21 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 32.8g 50%
Cholesterol 56.05mg 19%
Sodium 731.04mg 30%
Potassium 1708.92mg 36%
Total Carbs 67.47g 22%
Sugars 30.4g 122%
Dietary Fiber 12.76g 51%
Protein 22.98g 46%
Vitamin C 33.5mg 56%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 5%
Iron 5.2mg 29%
Calcium 161.7mg 16%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 113.62 Kcal (476 kJ)
Calories from fat 44.04 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.89g 50%
Cholesterol 8.36mg 19%
Sodium 109.06mg 30%
Potassium 254.95mg 36%
Total Carbs 10.07g 22%
Sugars 4.54g 122%
Dietary Fiber 1.9g 51%
Protein 3.43g 46%
Vitamin C 5mg 56%
Iron 0.8mg 29%
Calcium 24.1mg 16%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 17.2
  • 17

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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