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Steak Au Poivre
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Classic French steak dish with a rich Cognac sauce.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 4  -  6 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 322.9
Total Carbs 2.9 g
Dietary Fiber 0.8 g
Sugars 0.2 g
Total Fat 18.3 g
Saturated Fat 7.0 g
Unsaturated Fat 1.2 g
Potassium 426.0 mg
Protein 26.9 g
Sodium 228.3 mg
Dietary Exchanges
2 Fat , 1/2 Vegetables , 4 Meat
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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2 tbsp  black pepper
1 lb  Beef, top sirloin steak, raw
2 tsp  Margarine, 80% fat, unsalted
1 each  canola cooking spray
1 each  medium shallots
0 1/2 cup  fat free unsalted beef broth
0 1/4 cup  brandy
0 1/4 tsp  salt
1 cup  fresh watercress, chopped
  1. Rub cracked pepper over all of steak.
  2. Heat 1 teaspoon margarine over medium high heat in a large skillet coated with cooking spray.
  3. Cook steaks in skillet for 3 minutes per side (should be browned). Remove the steaks from the skillet, cover, and keep warm.
  4. Reduce heat below skillet to medium and saute the shallots until tender.
  5. Add the beef broth and Cognac. Bring to a boil, scraping the sides of the pan.
  6. Add the salt and remaining margarine. Cook for 5 more minutes.
  7. Pour sauce over the steaks and serve over watercress (optional).

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