Filet of beef en croûte with foie gras

Filet of beef en croûte with foie gras

Region French

Ingredients

  • Salt & peper

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. Beef filet, trimmed of fat
  • Paste (paté)of Foie gras
  • 1 lb. Puff pastry
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 1/2- 2 tablespoon Butter

Note

YOU WILL NEED THE FOLLOWING UTENSILS FOR THIS RECIPE:

  • Rolling pin
  • Pastry sheet
  • Roasting pan
  • Small glass decanter
  • Thin metal spatula

Directions

Preparation
Step 1
Place filet of beef in roasting pan and cover it with the butter as shown. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
Step 2
Cook entire beef filet in oven until done halfway through (about 10 minutes @ 450 degrees).
Step 3
Withdraw the beef from the pan and reconstitute the drippings with a few tablespoons of water. Allow the mixture to warm in the pan and reserve it to present with the meal.
Step 4
Cover the filet evenly with foie gras paste.
Step 5
Spread out puff pastry with a rolling pin; place on a lightly oiled pastry sheet.
Step 6
Confirm that the oven is set to 450 degrees; place filet on puff pastry and enclose it. being careful not to displace the foie gras coating.
Step 7
Decorate with remaining pastry and apply a wash of beaten egg yolk. Place in oven and reduce the temperature to 425 degrees.