Creamy Beef Tenderloin Strips

Dinner for two? Try this tasty recipe.

 

 

Click here to see the recipe in Portuguese

 

servings: 2

preparation time: 30 min.

 

Ingredients:

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)

 

Directions:

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.

 

Tips:

  • 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.

 

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