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March 21st, 2011, 06:51 PM #1
Pan Fried Filet Of Beef Sandwich - 1958 #1 winner
The National Sandwich Idea contest was held between 1956 and 1981. It was sponsored by the Wheat Flour Institute. Each year 20 sandwich recipes, created by Food Service professionals, were chosen as the top sandwich recipes from hundreds of entries.
The Pan Fried Filet Of Beef Sandwich was the number #1 meat category winner chosen in 1958.
It was created by Mr. Lloyd W. Rock, who managed an employee
dining room for the General Electric Company in Louisville, KY.
The Pan Fried Filet Of Beef Sandwich contains beef tenderloin on toasted bread covered with a sherry, mushroom, garlic sauce.
Pan Fried Filet Of Beef Sandwich - 1958 #1 meat category winner
8 slices enriched sandwich bread, toasted
Butter or margarine
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1 clove garlic minced
Four 4 oz servings beef tenderloin
3/4 cup sherry
1/2 cup butter or margarine
1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced
1/3 cup sherry
3/4 cup water
Spread toast with butter or margarine. For each sandwich, cut 2 pieces of
toast into diagonal strips and place on platter. Melt the 1/4 cup butter
or margarine in skillet. Add garlic and cook for 2 or 3 minutes. Add
tenderloin, season with salt and pepper, and brown well on both sides,
(about 10 minutes). Reduce heat and add 3/4 cup sherry. Cover and cook
about 10 minutes, basting occasionally. Remove tenderloin and reserve
pan drippings. In saucepan, melt 1/2 cup butter or margarine. Add
mushrooms and cook until lightly browned. Then add the mushrooms, sherry
and water to drippings in skillet. Cook about 5 minutes to allow flavors
to blend. Arrange tenderloin on toast and spoon hot sauce over sandwich.
Makes 4 sandwiches.
Source: Billings County Pioneer newspaper, Aug 28, 1958
Last edited by Antilope; August 3rd, 2011 at 11:27 PM. Reason: Additional info
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