Filet Mignon with Fresh Herb and Garlic Rub

Filet Mignon with Fresh Herb and Garlic Rub Recipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr

Filet mignon is extra delicious with a rub of herbs and garlic. Serve this quick-fix recipe with roasted red potato wedges and steamed broccoli florets.


4 servings (serving size: 1 steak)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 189
Caloriesfromfat 42 %
Fat 8.8 g
Satfat 3.2 g
Monofat 3.2 g
Polyfat 0.3 g
Protein 24.1 g
Carbohydrate 0.8 g
Fiber 0.2 g
Cholesterol 71 mg
Iron 3.1 mg
Sodium 349 mg
Calcium 9 mg


2 teaspoons bottled minced garlic
1 1/2 teaspoons minced fresh basil
1 1/2 teaspoons minced fresh thyme
1 1/2 teaspoons minced fresh rosemary
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
4 (4-ounce) beef tenderloin steaks, trimmed (1 inch thick)
Cooking spray


1. Combine first 6 ingredients in a small bowl; rub evenly over steaks.

2. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add steaks to the pan, and cook for 4 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness.


Place florets in a microwave-safe bowl with a little water. Cover with wax paper and microwave at HIGH three minutes or until crisp tender.

July 2008
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