Herb-Crusted Filet Mignon

Herb-Crusted Filet Mignon

The Spruce / Maxwell Cozzi

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Marinating: 60 mins
Total: 85 mins
Servings: 4 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
452 Calories
32g Fat
12g Carbs
30g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4
Amount per serving
Calories 452
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 32g 40%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 101mg 34%
Sodium 644mg 28%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Protein 30g
Calcium 98mg 8%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

What can be better than filet mignon? It's both delicious and tender. This recipe calls for dried herbs though you can substitute those with fresh herbs. If you are going to do so, double the amount that the recipe requires. 

To complete the meal, serve the filet mignon with grilled vegetables and mashed potatoes.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 4 filet mignon (about 1 1/2 inches thick)
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

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  2. In a covered microwave-safe bowl, heat the olive oil and garlic in the microwave for 50 to 60 seconds. Remove and allow to cool.

    oil and garlic in a bowl

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  3. Add the rosemary, thyme, and marjoram, and stir. Let sit for 5 minutes.

    Add the rosemary, thyme, and marjoram to the oil in the bowl

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  4. Place the filet mignon into a shallow glass dish.

    Place the filet mignon into a shallow glass dish

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  5. Pour the herb mixture over the steaks, turning them over to coat evenly. Cover and let marinate for 2 to 4 hours in the refrigerator.

    Pour the herb mixture over the steaks

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  6. Preheat the grill for high heat. Right before placing steaks on the grill, oil the grate with a long pair of tongs, folded paper towels, and oil. Make 3 to 4 passes on the grate.

    clean the grill

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  7. Remove the steaks from the fridge, and season both sides with salt and pepper.

    Remove the steaks from the fridge, and season both sides with salt and pepper

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  8. Place the steaks on the grill and cook for 5 to 6 minutes per side, or to the desired doneness.

    Place the steaks on the grill

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  9. Remove steaks from the heat and let rest for at least 5 minutes.  

    Herb-Crusted Filet Mignon

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