Steak au Poivre

Serves: 4
Total Calories: 240


4 tablespoons green peppercorns divided
3 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons olive oil
4 tablespoons dried green peppercorns divided
4 (6 to 8 ounce) well marbled strip beef steaks 1 1/2 inch thick
1/4 cup cognac
1/4 cup creme fraiche
salt to taste


Preheat oven to 175 degrees F.

Lightly crush 2 tablespoons peppercorns and rub on steaks. In a large, heavy skillet, heat the butter and oil over mediumhigh heat. Add steaks and cook on each side, about 4–5 minutes for medium-rare. Place in a warm oven while preparing sauce. Pour off excess fat from skillet and return to medium heat. Stir in cognac and fl ambé. Add crème fraîche, remaining peppercorns, and salt and boil about 1–2 minutes. Plate steaks and spoon sauce over each. Serve with French fries or grilled tomatoes.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 4
Total Calories: 240
Calories from Fat: 165

This Steak au Poivre recipe is from the Taste of Broadway Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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