Steak au Poivre


Steak au Poivre

3 Min
16 Min

This fancy schmancy French dish features steak that's generously covered in cracked pepper. It's perfect for a romantic dinner.

What You'll Need

  • 1 tablespoon cracked black pepper
  • 2 (4-ounce) beef tenderloin steaks (1-inch thick)
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/4 cup brandy
  • 1/2 cup beef broth
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 3 tablespoons reduced-fat sour cream

What to Do

  1. Press cracked black pepper evenly onto both sides of steaks.

  2. Heat a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add steaks, and cook 5 minutes on each side or to desired degree of doneness. Transfer to a serving platter; set aside, and keep warm.

  3. Add brandy to skillet; let simmer 30 seconds or until liquid is reduced to a glaze. Add beef broth, salt, and sugar. Simmer, uncovered, 4 to 5 minutes or until liquid is reduced by half.

  4. Remove skillet from heat; stir in sour cream. Serve sauce with steak.


Per serving: CALORIES 216 (40 percent from fat); FAT 9.5g (sat 4.2g, mono 3.4g, poly 0.4g) PROTEIN 20.4g; CARBOHYDRATE 4g; FIBER 0.8g; CHOLESTEROL 62mg; IRON 3.3mg; SODIUM 771mg; CALCIUM 42mg

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