Balsamic-Glazed Filet Mignon

Balsamic-Glazed Filet Mignon Recipe
Randy Mayor; Melanie J. Clarke
Pair steak with classic sides like mashed potatoes and steamed green beans. This menu comes together easily, but is sophisticated enough to share with guests.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 1 steak and about 1 tablespoon sauce)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 215
Caloriesfromfat 39 %
Fat 9.2 g
Satfat 3.4 g
Monofat 3.5 g
Polyfat 0.7 g
Protein 24 g
Carbohydrate 4.7 g
Fiber 0.1 g
Cholesterol 70 mg
Iron 3.3 mg
Sodium 406 mg
Calcium 9.7 mg

Ingredients

4 (4-ounce) beef tenderloin steaks
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
Cooking spray
2 teaspoons bottled minced garlic
1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper
3 tablespoons dry sherry
2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
2 teaspoons honey

Preparation

Sprinkle both sides of steaks evenly with salt and black pepper. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add steaks to pan; cook 3 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Remove steaks from pan; keep warm.

Add garlic and red pepper to pan; sauté 30 seconds. Add sherry to pan; bring to a boil. Cook 30 seconds. Add soy sauce and remaining ingredients; bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat, and cook 1 minute. Serve with steaks.

Note:

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Michelle Powers,

November 2007
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