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This classic white tablecloth dish is easy to prepare and is perfect for an impressive romantic dinner with that special someone. From the presentation to each mouth watering bite, steak Diane is a great choice to insure a wonderful and memorable meal.
You may want to open a bottle of your favorite wine to enjoy with the meal and complement your steak Diane with a fresh garden salad. A variety of potato side dishes can also work well with this meal.
Your guest is sure to enjoy every aspect of this delicious experience and remember it for a long time to come. When you combine good company with a fantastic romantic dinner you have the perfect recipe for the most special of moments together.
Everything you need to prepare this delicious Steak Diane dish is right here.
2 boneless beef top loin steaks, cut 1-inch thick (about 1 1/4 lbs.)
1 tsp. grated lemon peel
1/4 tsp. pepper
1 Tbsp. vegetable oil
2 Tbsp. brandy (optional)
2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
1/2 lb. small mushrooms, sliced
3 Tbsp. finely chopped shallots or green onions
1/4 cup half-and-half
1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
2 tsp. Dijon-style mustard
Heat oil in a large pan over medium heat until hot. Add mushrooms and shallots; cook and stir for 4 minutes or until tender. Remove.
On a clean pan; spray with cooking spray or few drops of oil, heat over medium heat until hot. Combine lemon peel and pepper; press onto beef steaks. Place steaks in pan; cook 12 to 15 minutes for medium rare to medium, turning occasionally. Remove and keep warm.
Adding the brandy to the pan, cook and stir until browned bits attached to skillet are dissolved. Stir in half-and-half, lemon juice, mustard and Worcestershire sauce. Stir in mushroom mixture; heat through. Serve with sauce. Serves 4.
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