Steak au Poivre with Cognac

8 30 380
Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
5 min 25 min 4
Steak au Poivre with Cognac
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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, Extra Virgin
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 380
Calories from fat 210
Calories from saturated fat 93
Total Fat 23.4 g
Saturated Fat 10.4 g
Trans Fat 0.4 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 9.9 g
Cholesterol 111 mg
Sodium 1311 mg
Potassium 574 mg
Total Carbohydrate 2.9 g
Dietary Fiber 0.3 g
Sugars 0.8 g
Protein 34 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat 1.7
Vegetables 0.2

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