Simply Delicious!

M and I made this meal last Tuesday night and it was delicious. The whole night was great. We cooked together and polished off a couple bottles of wine. It was so much fun. I really wish I could have taken better pictures that expressed how great the food tasted.

Peppered Beef Filets with
Caramelized Onion Mashed Potatoes
Low Cholesterol and Low Calorie

Mashed Potatoes
1 cup coarsely chopped onion
1 tsp 70% vegetable oil spread
1 tsp sugar
1 pond unpeeled red or russet potatoes, cut into 1-inch cubes
½ cup fat-free evaporated milk
2 tbsp snipped fresh parsley (I used dried)
¾ tsp prepared horseradish ½ tsp salt

Beef Filets
2 large garlic cloves, pressed
4 beef tenderloin steaks, cut 1 inch think (5 oz each)
1 tsp coarsely ground tri-colored peppercorns or black pepper corns

¼ tsp salt

1. For mashed potatoes, coarsely chop onion. Melt vegetable oil spread in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and sure; cook and stir 8 – 10 minutes or until onion is tender and deep golden brown. Remove from skillet; set aside.

2. Place potatoes and enough water to cover in a small saucepan. Cover; bring to boil. Reduce heat; cook 8 – 10 min or until potatoes are tender. Drain potatoes in small colander; return to saucepan. Using a masher, mash until no lumps remain. Add evaporated milk; stir until well-blended Add cooked onion, parsley, horseradish ands alt; mix well. Cover; keep warm.

3. Meanwhile, for beef filets, press garlic into small bowl. Spread garlic evenly over both sides of steaks. Sprinkle tri-colored pepper and salt evenly over both sides of steaks.

4. Heat same skillet over medium heat 5 minutes or until hot. Place steaks in skillet. Cook 10 – 13 min for medium rare to medium doneness, turning occasionally. Serve with mashed potatoes

Yield: 4 Servings
Calories: 360, Total Fat: 11g, Saturated Fat: 4g, Cholesterol 90 mg, Carbohydrate 28g, Protein 34g, Sodium, 580mg, Fiber 3g

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