Beef Patties Au Poivre

Beef Patties Au Poivre
Servings: 4 Prep 10 mins Cook 15 mins


  • 1 tablespoon green peppercorns in brine, drained
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/4 cup frozen chopped onion, thawed
  • 2 tablespoons brandy
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 4 prepared beef patties (1 pound total)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Make It

1. On clean work surface, crush half the peppercorns with back of spoon.

2. Melt butter in saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and all the peppercorns; saute 4 to 5 minutes or until browned. Carefully add brandy; scrape up any browned bits from bottom of pan with wooden spoon; cook 30 seconds. Stir in flour; cook, stirring, 2 minutes.

3. Add beef broth; bring to boiling, stirring. Reduce heat; simmer 2 to 3 minutes. Add heavy cream; cook, stirring, 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from heat; cover sauce to keep warm.

4. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Season beef patties with salt and pepper. Add patties to skillet; cook 1 to 2 minutes on each side or until an instant-read thermometer inserted in centers registers 160 degrees F.

5. To serve, place each patty on a plate with sauce, or serve in a bun with seasoned fries if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 4; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 322, Fat, total (g): 22, chol. (mg): 106, sat. fat (g): 11, carb. (g): 4, fiber (g): , pro. (g): 24, sodium (mg): 644, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.