Roast Fillet of Beef with Shallot & Mushroom Sauce


Try this simple, flavour-packed sauce with top quality beef - it's best carved into thick slices

What you will need

1¼kg piece centre-cut beef fillet, trimmed

2 tbsp sunflower oil Sunflower oil A variety of oils can be used for baking. Sunflower is the one we use most often at Good Food as…

1 tbsp olive oil Olive oil ol-iv oyl Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

8 shallots, peeled and finely sliced Shallot shal-lot Related to the onion (as opposed to being a younger version of it), shallots grow in clusters at…

20 button mushrooms, finely sliced

75ml sherry vinegar

1 bottle fruity red wine, such as Rioja

1l good-quality beef stock

25g cold butter Butter butt-err Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…


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