Steak Au Poivre (Steak with Pepper and Mushrooms)

Ready in 1h

Try this Steak Au Poivre (Steak with Pepper and Mushrooms) recipe, or contribute your own.


1 cl Garlic; crushed
Olive oil spray
1 bn Watercress
1/4 lb Button mushrooms; sliced
3/4 lb Beef tenderloin; fat removed
1/2 tb pepper; Cracked black
2 tb Light cream
2 md Shallots; chopped
Salt and pepper
2 tb Brandy

Original recipe makes 2



Wash and dry watercress. Remove long stems. Heat a medium sized nonstick skillet on medium high. Add watercress and toss one minute until just wilted. Remove to a serving dish and sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste. Press pepper onto both sides of steak. Brown 2 minutes per sided. Remove to plate. Lower heat to medium, add shallots, garlic and mushrooms. Saute 5 minutes. Return steak and cook until done, 5 minutes for a 3-inch thick tenderloin. (3 minutes for thinner flank steak) Add brandy and cook 30 seconds. Remove steak and place on bed of watercress. Add cream to skillet and whisk. Add salt to taste. Spoon sauce over steak and serve with potatoes. Nutritional info per serving: 385 cal; 42g pro, 9g carb, 16g fat (38%) Source: Miami Herald, 2/8/96 formatted by Lisa Crawford, 4/22/96

Alert editor   
Calories Per Serving: 691 Get detailed nutrition information, including line-by-line nutrition insights?  Try BigOven Pro for Free for 14 days!

Date My private notes
Add your own private notes with BigOven Pro!

Take your recipes anywhere

Save to your recipe box and bring to the store with free BigOven membership!

Recipe Links

Link in another recipe. What would you serve with this?

There are no reviews yet for Steak Au Poivre (Steak with Pepper and Mushrooms). Be the first to review it!

Rating (optional):

sign in to add your comment

Get seasonal ideas by email


There are no reviews yet. Be the first!

Add unlimited recipes. Remove ads. Custom folders. Find recipes for your diet. Try BigOven Pro Free