Source: FamilyTime Community Cookbook

BEEF MEDALLIONS IN RED WINE SAUCE
This quick, rich entrée is terrific served over buttered noodles
Rating:
Serves: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes

 

 
1 1 1/2-pound beef tenderloin
4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) butter
4 large garlic cloves, chopped
3 large shallots, chopped (about 2/3 cup)
1 teaspoon dried thyme
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
2 cups canned beef broth
2 cups dry red wine




Cut tenderloin crosswise into 12 equal rounds. Pound beef rounds to flatten to generous 1/4-inch-thick medallions. Season lightly with salt and pepper.

Melt 2 tablespoons butter in heavy large skillet over medium-high heat. Working in batches, sauté beef in skillet until brown on outside but still pink in center, about
2 minutes per side. Transfer beef to plate. Add remaining butter to same skillet. Add garlic, shallots and thyme; sauté until tender, about 3 minutes. Add flour; stir
1 minute. Add broth and wine. Boil until sauce thickens and is reduced to 1 1/4 cups, stirring occasionally, about 12 minutes. Return beef and any collected juices to sauce in skillet; heat through, about 1 minute. Transfer beef to plates, Spoon sauce over.