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Filet Mignon with Lemon Asparagus

Yield 1 serving

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.

  2. 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.