Filet Mignon with Peppercorn Cream
To dress these tender steaks and complete our 30-minute supper, we turned to our pantry for a deliciously simple sauce.
Why This Recipe Works
A traditional skillet, not nonstick, produced a superior sear. It was also important to use a pan large enough to accommodate the steaks without them touching. In the past, we have found that four steaks can usually fit into a 12-inch skillet.
Preparing the sauce for our recipe for Filet Mignon with Peppercorn Cream in the same pan in which we cooked the steaks built layers of flavor. The browned bits left behind added valuable flavor to the sauce.