Steak de Burgo - Johnnie's Vets Club

Recipe Type(s): Fast 30 min or less, Steaks
(as given in the Des Moines Register’s Datebook)

Makes 2 Servings


   2  beef tenderloin steaks (4-1/2 ounce each)
   2  ounces butter, melted
   2  ounces half-and-half
1/4  teaspoon garlic paste
1/8  teaspoon oregano
1/8  teaspoon sweet basil
1/2  ounce sauterne wine


  1. Cook steaks to desired doneness over medium heat in 6-inch cast iron skillet. (3/4-inch steaks take 7 to 9 minutes total cooking time for medium-rare to medium doneness; 1-inch steaks take 10 to 13 minutes total cooking time for medium-rare to medium doneness.)
  2. While steaks are cooking, combine garlic paste, butter and half-and-half. When steaks are cooked to preference, shut off burner. Pour butter mixture over meat. Sprinkle oregano and sweet basil over top of steaks and add wine. Serve immediately.
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