Copycat Johnnie’s Vets Club Steak de Burgo Recipe

Steak de Burgo is a popular steak on restaurant menus in central Iowa. The steak is cook to preference and glazed with a rich wine-like sauce and aromatic seasonings.

How To Make Copycat Johnnie's Vets Club Steak de Burgo

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Preparation: 10 mins
Cooking: 13 mins
Total: 23 mins
Serves: 2 people Pen Icon Edit input


  • 2 beef tenderloin steaks 4-1/2 oz. each
  • 2 oz. butter melted
  • 2 oz. half-and-half
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic paste
  • 1/8 tsp. oregano
  • 1/8 tsp. sweet basil
  • 1/2 oz. sauterne wine


  1. Cook steaks to desired doneness over medium heat in 6-inch cast iron skillet.
  2. (3/4-inch steaks take 7 to 9 minutes total cooking time for medium-rare to medium doneness; 1-inch steaks take 10 to 13 minutes total cooking time for medium-rare to medium doneness.)
  3. While steaks are cooking, combine garlic paste, butter and half-and-half.
  4. When steaks are cooked to preference, shut off burner.
  5. Pour butter mixture over meat.
  6. Sprinkle oregano and sweet basil over top of steaks and add wine.
  7. Serve immediately.


  • Calcium: 86mg
  • Calories: 578kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 216mg
  • Fat: 40g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 4mg
  • Potassium: 837mg
  • Protein: 51g
  • Saturated Fat: 22g
  • Sodium: 339mg
  • Sugar: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 809IU
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