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Steak with Pepper Cognac Sauce


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  • 2 steaks of your choice (Filet Mignon is best)
  • 1 tablespoon pepper
  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/ tablespoon butter
  • salt to taste
  • 3 tablespoons cognac
  • 3/4 cup beef broth
  • 3/4 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1/2 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup beef broth
  • 1 tablespoon butter


Servings 2
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 30mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Cook steaks to your liking with salt and pepper
Remove from heat and store under tin foil and allow to rest

Step 2

Pour off excess fat from pan and add cognac bringing to boil and quickly reduce to medium heat
Add 3/4 cup of beef broth and tomato paste reducing heat to simmer for a few minutes
Combine corn starch and remaining 1/4 cup beef broth Increase heat to medium/high bringing back to a boil to thicken while stirring
Whisk in butter and season to taste with salt and pepper

Step 3

Pour over steak and serve


Best served with garlic mashed potatoes and a side of asparagus. Don't forget the red wine!

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