Balsamic and Black Pepper Filet Mignon

Balsamic and Black Pepper Filet Mignon Recipe
Lee Harrelson
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.


4 servings (serving size: 1 steak)

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Nutritional 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


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


Preheat broiler.

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.

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


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David Bonom,

September 2006
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