Filet of beef “Père Léon”

for 4 people

Ingredients :

4 filets of beef weighing 200 grams each
2 finely chopped shallots
25 grams of chopped tarragon
6 tomatoes, blanched and cut in pieces
1 dl of demi-glace
4 dl of fresh cream
5 cl of cognac
1 bunch of cress

Instructions: Fry the meat in a bit of butter according to everyone’s taste (rare, medium or well-done). Keep to one side. Add the shallots to the cooking fat and blanch them. Add the cognac and flambé. Add the demi-glace, cream and tarragon. Reduce the sauce. Add the tomato pieces at the last minute. Arrange the filets on a plate and cover with sauce. Decorate with the cress. Serve with pommes allumettes.