Dinner for two? Try this tasty recipe.
preparation time: 30 min.
600 lbs. beef tenderloin cut into large strips
salt, pepper and paprika to taste
3 crushed garlic cloves
1 tsp. olive oil
½ cup red wine
½ onion, chopped
1 cup sliced mushrooms
½ tsp butter
½ tsp all-purpose flour
½ cup chopped green onions (or chives)
1 – After cut meat into strips, season with salt, pepper, paprika and garlic. Let it rest in a bowl while you cut and separate the other ingredients.
2 – Heat olive oil in a large saucepan and place the strips of meat. Let them brown for 3 minutes, turn, leave for 3 more minutes.
3 – Remove the meat from pan and set aside.
4 – Back to the pan, add onion and cook until it gets translucent.
5 – Put mushrooms and sauté for 2 minutes.
6 – Add wine and butter, mix.
7 – Once it begins to boil, lower the heat and sprinkle the flour, stirring well to avoid lumps. Mix for about 5 minutes.
8 – When sauce is creamy, taste it and add salt and pepper, if necessary.
9 – Put the meat back into the pan, to warm up.
10 – Turn off the heat and add green onions.
- Change the beef tenderloin for Top Sirloin or Trip-Tip.
- If you prefer chicken, use chicken breast strips and white wine instead of red.
- Green salad and mashed potatoes are good sides for this dish.
- Another option: rice (white, whole or Greek) and green salad.