Beef Tournedos with Olive Sauce

Beef Tournedos with Olive Sauce
  • 4 servings
  • 0:15 Preparation
  • 0:15 Cooking
  • 0:30 Total Time

Ingredients

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  • 1 Tbsp.
    (15 mL)

    extra virgin olive oil

  • 4 x 5 to 6 oz
    (4 x 150 to 180 g)

    beef tournedos

  • dry shallots, chopped

  • 1 Tbsp.
    (15 mL)

    fresh chopped thyme

  • 1/2 cup
    (125 mL)

    15% or 35% heavy cream

  • 12

    pecans, halved

  • 1 cup
    (250 mL)

    cut pitted, olives

  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Preparation

Preheat the barbecue to medium.

Oil the tournedos.

Cook tournedos 3 to 4 minutes per side.

In a frying pan, cook shallots and thyme 1 to2 minutes in butter/oil.

Add the rest of the ingredients and simmer 2 to 3 minutes.

Pour the olive sauce over the tournedos.

Source: Metro

Wine and meal pairing

Aromatic and supple

Aromatic and supple
These medium-bodied wines are characterised by their smooth tannins that usually confer a certain roundness. They are often dominated by a nose of ripe fruit or woody notes (toast, coffee or vanilla).
Product category: red wine.

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