Easy Grilled Filet Mignon

Easy Grilled Filet Mignon
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Ratings (15)
  • Total: 19 mins
  • Prep: 7 mins
  • Cook: 12 mins
  • Yield: serves 4
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
307 Calories
21g Fat
1g Carbs
28g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

If you're new to grilling steaks or a fan of simplicity, then this recipe is for you. Filet mignon is a delicious, tender cut of beef that really benefits from the grill. Serve with a side of twice baked potatoes and grilled vegetables.    


  • 2 teaspoons sea salt (or coarse salt)
  • 2 teaspoons coarse ground black pepper
  • 4 filet mignon (about 1 3/4-inch thick)
  • 1 tablespoon grapeseed oil (or avocado oil)

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Preheat grill to high heat.

  3. Combine salt and black pepper and rub onto both sides of steak.

  4. Place the steak onto well-oiled grill grates; use a high smoke point oil like grapeseed or avocado oil.

  5. Cook steaks 5 to 6 minutes per side or until it reaches preferred doneness.

  6. Remove from grill and let steaks rest for 5 minutes.

  7. Plate with your favorite sides and enjoy!

Kitchen Notes

  • The beauty of this recipe is that you can top the steaks with sautéed onions, mushrooms, or your favorite sauce reductions.

  • Reduce or increase recipe ingredients based on the quantity of steaks cooked.