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Balsamic Beef Fillets

BEEF FILLETS in Balsamic Sauce
Olive Garden Copycat Recipe

Serves 4

4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
4 tablespoons butter
1 yellow onion, medium and sliced thin
salt to taste
black pepper to taste
1/2 cup dry white wine
3 fresh rosemary sprigs, finely chopped
1/2 cup Marsala wine
1/2 cup beef broth
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
4 (6 oz) beef tenderloin fillets 
1 dash parsley, finely chopped
rosemary sprig, for garnish

Heat oil and butter in large saute pan over medium heat. Add sliced onions, salt, and pepper. Cook 10 minutes or until caramelized (softened and golden brown), stirring frequently. Add wine, broth, vinegar and chopped rosemary. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 10-15 minutes or until sauce is reduced by half. Rub beef fillets with oil, then season with salt and pepper. Grill to preferred temperature. Place grilled fillets on a large platter; top with sauce. Garnish with parsley and rosemary.

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