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Balsamic-Glazed Filet Mignon

Balsamic-Glazed Filet Mignon
Randy Mayor; Melanie J. Clarke
Yield

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

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.

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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

Cook's Notes

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