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Balsamic and Black Pepper Filet Mignon

Balsamic and Black Pepper Filet Mignon
Lee Harrelson
Yield

4 servings (serving size: 1 steak)

Add extra flavor to the steaks by drizzling them with any pan juices after they're cooked. Serve the steak with fast-cooking long-grain and wild rice pilaf tossed with dried fruit.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons molasses
  • 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • 4 (4-ounce) beef tenderloin steaks, trimmed (1 inch thick)
  • Cooking spray
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon black pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 215
  • caloriesfromfat 37 %
  • fat 8.9 g
  • satfat 3 g
  • monofat 3.5 g
  • polyfat 0.7 g
  • protein 24.7 g
  • carbohydrate 8.3 g
  • fiber 0.1 g
  • cholesterol 72 mg
  • iron 2.3 mg
  • sodium 491 mg
  • calcium 37 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat broiler.

  2. Combine molasses and vinegar in a medium bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add steaks, turning to coat. Place steaks on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle steaks with salt and pepper.

  3. Broil 6 minutes; turn steaks over. Broil an additional 5 minutes or until desired degree of doneness. Serve immediately.

Cook's Notes

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