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Beef Tenderloin in Mushroom Sauce

Posted: January 25

Time: 25 minutes

Yield: 2 servings

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Slice into Beef Tenderloin in Mushroom Sauce and you'll enjoy the savoriness of tender, juicy beef accented with mushroom flavor and a hearty sauce. It has a deep, rich flavor that elevates even the most special dates. Best of all, Beef Tenderloin in Mushroom Sauce comes together in less than half an hour, so you can spend more time with your significant other enjoying a lovely home-cooked meal.


4 tablespoons butter, divided
1 teaspoon canola oil
2 (4-ounce) beef tenderloin steaks, 1-inch thick
1 cup fresh mushrooms, sliced
1 tablespoon green onion, chopped
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1/8 teaspoon salt
pepper, to taste
2/3 cup chicken or beef broth
1/8 teaspoon browning sauce, optional


Step 1

In a large skillet, heat 2 tablespoons of butter and the canola oil over medium-high heat.

Step 2

Cook the steaks to the desired doneness, reading 135 degrees F for medium-rare or 140 degrees F for medium when checked with a meat thermometer, about 5-6 minutes per side.

Step 3

Transfer the steaks from the pan, while reserving the drippings.

Step 4

Heat the drippings while adding the remaining butter, over medium-high heat.

Step 5

Sauté the mushrooms and green onion until tender, about 5 minutes.

Step 6

Stir in the flour, salt, and pepper until blended.

Step 7

Gradually stir in the broth and browning sauce.

Step 8

Bring the sauce to a boil, stirring constantly until thickened, about 1-2 minutes.

Step 9

Serve the steaks with the sauce.

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