Steak Tenderloin in a Mushroom and Blue Cheese Sauce

Steak Tenderloin in a Mushroom and Blue Cheese Sauce
Serves 2
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Ingredients
  1. 2 large steaks or 4 small steaks (your favorite cut and thickness)
  2. salt and pepper to taste
  3. 1 tablespoon oil
  4. 2 tablespoons butter
  5. 1 small onion (sliced)
  6. 2 cloves garlic (chopped)
  7. 1 teaspoon thyme (chopped)
  8. 8 ounces mushrooms (sliced)
  9. salt and pepper to taste
  10. 1/2 cup beef broth
  11. 1 splash brandy
  12. 1/2 cup Barkham Blue cheese (chopped)
Instructions
  1. 1. Season the steaks with salt and pepper.
  2. 2. Heat the oil in a pan.
  3. 3. Add the steaks and sear at high heat until done to your preference, about 2-4 minutes per side for rare to medium rare.
  4. 4. Let the steaks rest in a heated oven until ready to eat.
  5. 5. Melt the butter in the same pan.
  6. 6. Add the onion and saute at medium heat until tender, about 5 minutes.
  7. 7. Add the garlic and thyme and saute until fragrant, about a minute.
  8. 8. Add the mushrooms and season with salt and pepper and saute until tender, about 7-9 minutes.
  9. 9. Add the broth and brandy and deglaze the pan and simmer until it has reduced by half.
  10. 10. Remove from heat and stir in the blue cheese and pour over the steaks.
Adapted from Closet Cooking
Adapted from Closet Cooking
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