Beef Medallions in Red Wine Sauce

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Servings: 4
The secret ingredients for this beef medallions recipe are the love you cook it with and the patience you have while the sauce thickens. Trust me, it’s worth the wait!

Yes, this is a classic for any holiday feast as well as a non-holiday gathering. It's also a great way to show your skills for a romantic dinner for two. Beef and red wine are one of the culinary world's great matches made in heaven. The wine brings out the flavor of the meat, and that initial sear give it that delicious bite. This recipes keeps it simple and lets the individual ingredients shine through.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound beef tenderloin cut into medallions
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 2 large garlic cloves chopped
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups broths canned
  • 2 cups dry red wine

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Directions

  1. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a heavy large skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Sauté beef in skillet until brown on outside but still pink in center, about 2 minutes per side. Add Salt and pepper.
  3. Transfer beef to plate. Using the remaining butter, sauté garlic for about 2 minutes. Add flour and stir 1 minute. Add broth and wine. Boil until sauce thickens and is reduced to 1 1/4 cups, stirring occasionally, about 10 minutes.
  4. Return beef and any collected juices to skillet. Heat through, about 1 minute. Transfer beef to plates and spoon sauce over the meat.
  5. Enjoy with your favorite side.
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