Steak Diane for Two

By Beth Anderson on March 8, 2016 at 11:59am

2 6 oz beef fillets, cut from the tenderloin
1 T extra virgin olive oil
2 T butter
1 tsp minced onion or shallot
1 tsp Dijon Mustard
1 tsp Worcestershire Sauce
1/2 c heavy cream or half N half
Lemon juice (optional)
lots of salt or pepper

flatten steaks a little with a meat mallet…to about one inch thick.  Sprinkle with salt and pepper…sear steaks in a small skillet in melted butter and oil, medium high heat, about 2 minutes, per side remove to platter.  Wipe pan clean with paper towel, add remaining butter, cook over medium high heat with onion, until tender, about 2 minutes.  stir in Mustard, Worcestershire sauce and cram.  Add salt and Pepper, Stir, taste and adjust seasonings.  Steadily simmer.  Return meat and accumulated juices to pan.  Cook, turning two or three times, until meat is done to you liking.  Remove and add lemon juice, salt and pepper to sauce.  Spoon sauce over meat, garnish with chives or parsley and serve.