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Sautéed Filet Mignon
Cook Time
8 mins
Total Time
8 mins
The filet mignon is one of the most expensive cuts of meat, so it's important to know how to cook it properly. Here's how...
Course: Entrées
Cuisine: French
Keyword: Beef, Paleo Friendly, Gluten Free, Holiday Favorites, Quick and Easy
Servings: 2
Calories: 466 kcal
Author: The Blue Jean Chef, Meredith Laurence
  • olive or vegetable oil
  • 12 ounce filet mignon steaks 2 filets or boneless strip steaks or rib-eye or sirloin steaks, at least 1-inch thick
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  1. Heat a large cast iron skillet or grill pan over medium-high heat. Add a little olive oil to the skillet. Place the steaks in the skillet, season them with salt and freshly ground black pepper and cook without turning for 4 minutes. Flip the steaks, season again and cook for another 4 minutes for medium rare, 5 minutes for medium, or longer for well done.
  2. Once the proper degree of doneness has been reached, remove the steaks to a plate and let them rest.
  3. Slice the steaks if desired, or serve whole.

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Nutrition Facts
Sautéed Filet Mignon
Amount Per Serving
Calories 466 Calories from Fat 333
% Daily Value*
Fat 37g57%
Saturated Fat 15g75%
Cholesterol 119mg40%
Sodium 83mg3%
Potassium 517mg15%
Protein 31g62%
Calcium 12mg1%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.