Mini Beef Wellingtons
3 T. olive oil, divided
8 (5 oz.) tenderloin fillets, 1-inch thick
1 lb. mushrooms, finely chopped
1/3 C. dry red wine
1/3 C, finely chopped green onions
1/2 t. dried thyme
1/2 t. salt
1/4 t. black pepper
1 (17 oz.) package frozen puff pastry sheets
1 egg, beaten with 1 T. water
Heat 2 T oil in a large skillet until hot. Add fillets and sear 3 minutes over
med-high heat, turning once. Steak will only be partially cooked at this
point. Remove from heat and drain steaks on paper towel. Chill.
Thaw pastry 20
minutes. heat remaining 1 T. oil in the same skillet. Add mushrooms and stir
until tender. Add wine and cook 2-3 minutes. Stir in green onion, thyme, salt
and pepper. Cook 1 minute longer. Remove from heat and cool.
On a lightly floured surface, roll each pastry into a 14-inch square. Cut each sheet into
four (7-inch) squares. Place about 2 T. of mushroom mixture in the center of
each square. Place a fillet on top of each. Brush pastry edges with egg wash
and wrap around each steak, pinching edges to seal. Place on an ungreased
baking sheet, seam-side down.
Decorate tops with pastry trimmings, if desired.
Bake at 375 ° F. for 20-25 minutes or until pastry is golden. If necessary, cover loosely
with foil during last 5 minutes to prevent over browning.