Steak au Poivre with Cognac

Steak au Poivre with Cognac

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5 min 25 min 30 min 4


600 gm Beef, strip loin, lean (4 pieces, 1-inch thick)
1/2 tsp Black pepper
1/2 cup Cognac
1/2 cup Heavy whipping cream, 38% M.F.
1 tbsp Margarine
1 tbsp Olive oil
2 tsp Salt
1/3 cup Yellow onion


Season both sides of each steak with the salt and pepper. Heat 1 tbs olive oil in a large heavy skillet over high heat, and place the steaks in the skillet 2 at a time. Cook for 3-4 minutes on each side. Transfer the steaks to a heatproof dish and keep them warm in a 175-degree oven.

Pour any leftover liquid from the skillet and lower the heat to medium. Add the onions and 1 piece of margarine; sauté for 5 minutes, until cooked. Carefully add cognac (it may flame) and bring to a boil for 2-3 minutes until the sauce thickens. Stir in cream; heat throughly, stirring constantly. Serve over steaks immediately.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 390  
Calories from fat 216  
Calories from saturated fat 96  
Total Fat 24.0  g
Saturated Fat 10.7  g
Trans Fat 0.4  g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.0  g
Monounsaturated Fat 10.2  g
Cholesterol 113  mg
Sodium 1312  mg
Potassium 575  mg
Total Carbohydrate 3.2  g
Dietary Fiber 0.3  g
Sugars 0.8  g
Protein 34  g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat 1.7
Vegetables 0.2

Energy sources

Pygal 6% 393.723661708 92.0292962257 3% 413.977044221 98.980132036 55% 434.433188734 215.498420414 35% 313.419351013 132.135434272 6% 55% 35% Alcohol Carbohydrates Fat Protein
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