Filet Mignon with Lemon Asparagus

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Nutritional Information

Calories 219
Caloriesfromfat 42 %
Fat 10.3 g
Satfat 4.1 g
Monofat 4 g
Polyfat 0.6 g
Protein 26.2 g
Carbohydrate 5.7 g
Fiber 2.4 g
Cholesterol 70 mg
Iron 4.2 mg
Sodium 503 mg
Calcium 32 mg


1 (4-ounce) beef tenderloin steak, trimmed (1 inch thick)
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon hot smoked paprika
Dash of freshly ground black pepper
4 ounces asparagus spears
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
Dash of salt


Heat a small, heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle both sides of steak with 1/8 teaspoon salt, paprika, and pepper. Add steak to pan, and cook 3 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness.

Snap off tough ends of asparagus. Steam asparagus, covered, 3 minutes. Drizzle juice evenly over asparagus, and sprinkle with dash of salt. Serve with steak.

January 2003
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