Herb-Crusted Filet Mignon

Herb-crusted filet mignon
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  • Total: 25 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: Serves 4
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
452 Calories
32g Fat
12g Carbs
30g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: Serves 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 with fresh herbs instead. If you are going to do so, double the amount that the recipe requires. 

Ingredients

  • 4 filet mignon, about 1 1/2 inches thick
  • 1/4 cup/60 mL olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL thyme
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL marjoram
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL salt
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL black pepper

Steps to Make It

  1. Heat olive oil and garlic in a covered microwave safe bowl for 50 to 60 seconds. Remove and allow to cool. Add herbs and stir. Let cool for 5 minutes.

  2. Place filet mignon into a shallow glass dish. Pour herb mixture over and turn steaks to coat. Cover and let marinate for 2 to 4 hours in the refrigerator.

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

  4. Remove steaks, and season both sides with salt and pepper. Place onto grill and cook for 5 to 6 minutes per side, or cook to desired doneness.

  5. Remove steaks from heat and let rest for at least five minutes.  Serve with grilled vegetables and mashed potatoes.