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Spicy Filet Mignon with Grilled Sweet Onion

Spicy Filet Mignon with Grilled Sweet Onion

Cooking Light OCTOBER 2010

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


  • 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


1. 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.

2. Combine garlic powder and next 5 ingredients (through black pepper) in a small bowl; sprinkle 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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 222
  • Fat: 9.6g
  • Saturated fat: 3.7g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 3.9g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.4g
  • Protein: 24.6g
  • Carbohydrate: 8.4g
  • Fiber: 1.7g
  • Cholesterol: 71mg
  • Iron: 1.9mg
  • Sodium: 273mg
  • Calcium: 41mg

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