Recipe Beef Medallions Of Beef Forestiere

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6 each beef tenderloin, each about 1/4 lb.

Salt (optional)

Pepper, freshly ground

2 Tbs. butter

2 Tbs. shallots, finely chopped

1 Tsp. garlic, finely chopped

6 oz mushrooms, fresh, thinly sliced (oyster, shiitake or morels, if possible)

1/2 cup dry red wine, preferably zinfandel

1 cup veal or beef broth

1/4 cup Madeira wine OR vermouth

4 Tbs. butter, at room temperature


Sprinkle beef with salt and pepper. Heat 1 Tbs. butter in saucepan and add shallots and garlic. Cook briefly, stirring and add sliced mushrooms. Cook, stirring about 3 minutes. Add 1/2 the dry red wine and stir. Cook until reduced almost by half. Add beef or veal broth. Bring to boil and add the remaining dry red wine and the Madeira wine. Cook until reduced by half. There should be about 1 1/4 cups.
Heat remaining 1 Tbs. butter in heavy skillet and add beef. Cook the meat on one side about 2-3 minutes or until browned. Turn and cook other side 2-3 minutes. Transfer meat to warm platter.
Add mushroom sauce to skillet and stir to dissolve the brown particles that may cling to edge of skillet. Swirl 4 Tbs. butter into sauce. Serve on top of tenderloins.

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