Spicy Filet Mignon with Grilled Sweet Onion

Spicy Filet Mignon with Grilled Sweet Onion Recipe
Randy Mayor


4 servings (serving size: 1 filet and 1/4 cup onion mixture)
Total time: 20 Minutes

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Recipe Time

Total: 20 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 222
Fat 9.6 g
Satfat 3.7 g
Monofat 3.9 g
Polyfat 0.4 g
Protein 24.6 g
Carbohydrate 8.4 g
Fiber 1.7 g
Cholesterol 71 mg
Iron 1.9 mg
Sodium 273 mg
Calcium 41 mg


Cooking spray
2 cups vertically sliced Vidalia or other sweet onion
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
4 (4-ounce) filets mignons


Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add onion; sprinkle with 1/8 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon black pepper. Cook 8 minutes or until browned, stirring occasionally. Remove from pan; keep warm.

Combine garlic powder and next 5 ingredients (through 1/4 teaspoon black pepper) in a small bowl. Sprinkle garlic mixture over both sides of beef. Add beef to pan. Grill 5 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Serve with onion mixture.

Robyn Webb,

Cooking Light

May 2005
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