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Saucy Tenderloin Skillet Steaks Recipe

Saucy Tenderloin Skillet Steaks Recipe

Their small size makes these flavorful skillet tenderloins from Ruby Williams of Bogalusa, Louisiana perfect for two.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon chopped green onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 beef tenderloin steaks (1 inch thick and 6 ounces each)
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon minced chives
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley

Directions

  • 1. In a skillet, saute onion and garlic in 1 tablespoon butter and mustard until tender. Rub both sides of steaks with salt and pepper; add to skillet. Cook 5-8 minutes on each side or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a thermometer should read 145°; medium, 160°; well-done, 170°). Remove steaks and keep warm.
  • 2. Add lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, chives and remaining butter to the skillet; cook and stir over medium heat 2 minutes. Pour over steaks. Sprinkle with parsley. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 steak equals 307 calories, 16 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 90 mg cholesterol, 346 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 37 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.