Roast filet of beef with cornichon mustard sauce

Yield: 1 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 \N Filet of beef tenderloin; (5 6 pound)
2 tablespoons Olive oil
2 \N Sticks butter; softened
⅔ cup Dijon mustard
1¼ cup Shallots; chopped
5 cups White wine
½ cup Tarragon; chopped
⅓ cup Heavy cream
40 \N Cornichons; sliced
\N \N Salt and pepper

Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Sear tied beef filet in skillet in olive oil.

Transfer to roasting pan. Roast in oven 15 to 20 minutes or until meat thermometer registers 125 degrees for medium rare. Let stand 15 minutes after removed from oven before carving.

With hand mixer, cream together 2 sticks softened butter and ⅔ cup Dijon mustard.

In a large saucepan combine 1¼ cups shallots, 5 cups white wine and ½ cup chopped tarragon. Cook until wine is reduced to 1 cup. The mustard/butter mixture and the shallot mixture may be made 1 day in advance and kept covered and chilled. Reheat the shallot mixture before continuing.

Add ⅓ cup heavy cream and 40 sliced cornichons to wine mixture. Whisk in butter mixture a little at a time. Add any meat juices that have accumulated on platter. Season with salt and pepper.

Keep warm but do not let boil or sauce will curdle.

Yield: 10 to 12 servings

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Recipe by: COOKING LIVE SHOW #CL9251 Converted by MM_Buster v2.0l.

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