Recipes/Tenderloin over Mashed Potatoes with Balsamic Reduction and Gorgonzola Cream

Balsamic Tenderloin
Episode: 
Creekside West

Presented by: Brad Johnson | Creekside West, Yakima

serves 4

Ingredients for Gorgonzola Cream

  • 3 cups heavy cream
  • 1 cup gorgonzola cheese

Ingredients for Balsamic Reduction

  • 3 cups balsamic vinegar

Ingredients for Garlic Mashed Potatoes

  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 block butter
  • 5 lbs Yukon potatoes
  • 1 Tbsp + 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp + 1/2 tsp granulated garlic

Ingredients for Tenderloins

  • 4 6-8 oz beef tenderloin filets
  • 2 Tbsp oil
  • salt and pepper to taste

Preparation

GORGONZOLA CREAM: In a heavy saucepan, on medium low heat, simmer the heavy cream until it reduces by one quarter. Using a wire whisk, blend in the gorgonzola cheese, and break up the chunks. Simmer sauce until cheese has begun to melt and sauce becomes thickened.

BALSAMIC REDUCTION: Add balsamic vinegar to a sauce pan and reduce on medium-high heat, until one cup has become less than one and vinegar has become a syrup consistency.

GARLIC MASHED POTATOES: Boil potatoes in a stock pot until tender. while potatoes are boiling, melt the butter and garlic in heavy saucepan over medium-low heat. When the potatoes are ready, strain off the water, and add them to a mixer. Slowly add the cream mixture and salt and pepper to the potatoes, and mix until creamy and ready.

TENDERLOIN: Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Season the meat in pan, heat oil in saute pan over med-high heat. Once the oil begins to smoke, add the tenderloins and sear on both sides until well caramelized. Add to oven and cook to your liking.

Comments

Post new comment

The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly.
By submitting this form, you accept the Mollom privacy policy.
  • KCTS9.org reserves the right to remove posts, at our discretion, which include inflammatory comments, comments that are off-topic, personal attacks or obscene language, or that are otherwise deemed objectionable.
  • By submitting your comment for publication on KCTS9.org, you agree to abide by our terms of service: http://kcts9.org/terms-conditions