Pan-Seared Filet Mignon

Pan-Seared Filet Mignon Recipe
Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Mindi Shapiro Levine
Prepare this simple, but outstanding seared beef tenderloin recipe for guests.

Yield:

Makes 4 servings

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Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 14 Minutes
Stand: 5 Minutes

Ingredients

4 (6-oz.) beef tenderloin fillets
1 teaspoon freshly cracked pepper
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons olive oil

Preparation

1. Sprinkle fillets with pepper and salt.

2. Melt butter with olive oil in a large stainless steel or cast-iron skillet over medium heat. Add fillets, and cook 5 to 7 minutes on each side or to desired degree of doneness. Let stand 5 minutes.

Note:

November 2008
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