Beef Fillets with Fettuccine and Green Peppercorn-Mustard Sauce

Beef Fillets with Fettuccine and Green Peppercorn-Mustard Sauce

Serve beef fillets and peppercorn sauce over fettuccine - a hearty dinner that can be made ready in 45 minutes!

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tablespoons margarine or butter
beef tenderloin steaks (6 ounces each)
ounces uncooked fettuccine
ounces uncooked spinach fettuccine
cups whipping (heavy) cream
tablespoons Dijon mustard
tablespoons whole green peppercorns, coarsely ground
tablespoon whole green peppercorns
  1. Melt 1 tablespoon of the margarine in 10-inch skillet over medium heat. Cook beef in margarine about 14 minutes, turning once, until brown. Remove beef from skillet.
  2. Cook and drain fettuccines as directed on package. Toss fettuccines and remaining 1 tablespoon margarine.
  3. Mix whipping cream, mustard, ground and whole peppercorns in same skillet. Heat to boiling; reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer uncovered 5 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally and scraping any brown bits from bottom of skillet, until thickened.
  4. Return beef and any juices to skillet. Cover and simmer over low heat about 12 minutes for medium doneness or until desired doneness. Arrange fettuccine on dinner plates. Serve with beef and peppercorn sauce.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Come and Eat! A medley of oven-roasted vegetables such as carrots, red potatoes and green beans would be a nice accompaniment to this elegant yet hearty dinner.
Success Tip
To grind peppercorns, place them in a plastic bag, seal the bag and pound on a hard surface with a rolling pin, or grind peppercorns in a food processor, using short on-and-off motions.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 800
    • (Calories from Fat 485),
  • Total Fat 54g
    • (Saturated Fat 28g,),
  • Cholesterol 255mg;
  • Sodium 340mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 44g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
  • Protein 38g;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.