Grilled Peppered Steak with Brandy Cream Sauce

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 36 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

3
teaspoons cracked black pepper
6
beef tenderloin steaks, about 3/4 inch thick (about 1 1/2 lb)
1/4
cup finely chopped shallots or green onions
1
tablespoon butter or margarine
1/4
cup brandy or Progresso™ beef flavored broth
1/2
cup Progresso™ beef flavored broth (from 32-oz carton)
1/2
cup sour cream

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat.
  • 2
    Press pepper onto both sides of beef.
  • 3
    Grill beef uncovered 4 to 6 inches from medium heat 7 to 8 minutes on each side for medium doneness (160°F) or until desired doneness.
  • 4
    While beef is grilling, melt butter in 1-quart saucepan over medium heat. Cook shallots in butter, stirring occasionally, until tender. Stir in brandy and broth. Cook over medium-high heat about 5 minutes or until mixture is slightly reduced. Stir in sour cream. Serve with beef.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • Arrange some fragrant flowers and light some aromatic candles to set a tender tone for the evening.
  • Tenderloin doneness preferences and grill temperatures vary greatly, so check steaks after 3 or 4 minutes or before you flip these little loins.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
230
Calories from Fat
125
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14 g
Saturated Fat
7 g
Cholesterol
80 mg
Sodium
210 mg
Potassium
390 mg
Total Carbohydrate
1 g
Dietary Fiber
0g
Protein
25 g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
12%
12%
Exchanges:
3 1/2 Lean Meat; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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