Easy Beef Steak Diane

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Cook Time: 20 min.
This classic recipe of mushroom sauce over beef is perfect for a quick weeknight meal.


  • 2 boneless beef top loin steaks, cut 1 inch thick (about 1-1/4 pounds)
  • 1 tsp grated lemon peel
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • Sauce:1 Tbs vegetable oil
  • 1/2 lb small mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 Tbs finely chopped shallots or green onion
  • 1 Tbs brandy (optional)
  • 1/4 cup half-and-half
  • 1 Tbs fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tsp Dijon-style mustard
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce


  • Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add mushrooms and shallots; cook and stir 3 minutes or until tender. Remove.
  • Wipe skillet out with paper towels; spray with cooking spray. Heat over medium heat until hot. Combine lemon peel and pepper; press onto beef steaks. Place steaks in skillet; cook 12 to 15 minutes for medium rare to medium doneness, turning occasionally. Remove; keep warm.
  • Add brandy to skillet; 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. Carve steaks. Serve with sauce.
Recipe courtesy of the National Cattleman’s Beef Association

Nutrition Facts

Calories 475
  Calories from Fat 340 (72%)
(57%)Total Fat 37g
(71%)Saturated Fat 14g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 16g
(35%)Cholesterol 106mg
(6%)Sodium 133mg
(19%)Potassium 664mg
Total Carbohydrate 4g
(3%)Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 1g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(55%)Protein 28g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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