Our Top Filet Mignon Recipes
In a sandwich, on a salad or just as it is — there's no wrong way to eat filet mignon. From luxurious dinners to protein-packed breakfasts, treat yourself with these fabulous recipes.
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With just about 300 5-star reviews, Ina's steak recipe is doable for even beginner cooks. The secret is simple: start out with quick sear and finish the steaks in the oven with a pad of butter over the top. She serves the steaks with a Roquefort-chive sauce, which sounds fancy, but only requires three ingredients.
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The Ultimate Beef Wellington
Tyler's five-star dinner is well worth the effort. He starts with homemade duxelles — a mixture of finely chopped mushrooms, shallots and herbs slowly cooked in butter until it forms a thick paste — and wraps it with prosciutto around filet mignon.
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Filet Mignon with Mustard and Mushrooms
Ina sears her filet mignon for just a few minutes on each side to form a rich brown crust. Then, while the steaks finish cooking in the oven, she uses the same pan to whip up a creamy mustard sauce.
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Filet Mignon Chili
Trisha uses both filet mignon and ground beef to keep her take on chili luxurious, yet affordable.
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Filet Mignon with Mustard Cream and Wild Mushrooms
These bold and classic flavors pair on the plate and the palate to form the perfect platform for the rich and intriguing cabernet sauvignon varietal. If you close your eyes, you can quite easily imagine you are taking in the rustic French countryside.
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Filet Mignon with Goat Cheese and Butter Lettuce
For his take on filet mignon, Bobby fires up the the grill for a meal you can eat with your hands. He serves the meat, thinly sliced, in a lettuce cup with dollops of herbed goat cheese over the top.
This recipe ranks as one of Ree's favorites. Filet mignon is a lean, yet tender piece of meat so while it's wonderful on its own, everything benefits from a little bit of bacon.
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Filet Mignon with Rosemary and Mushroom Gravy
Giada calls this, "a melt-in-your-mouth entree," perfect for entertaining. Cremini and shiitake mushrooms add tons of texture and flavor to the hearty marsala-based sauce.
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Filet Mignon Sandwiches
Nancy cooks filet with leeks, red wine and truffle oil. It makes for a delicious — and fragrant! — sauce for these elevated sandwiches.
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Grilled Spicy Filet Mignon Salad with Ginger-Lime Dressing
Bobby tops mixed greens, carrots, radishes and basil with spicy ginger dressing and tender filet mignon.
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Filet Mignon with Mushroom Red Wine Sauce
After cooking the filet, Katie uses the flavorful rendered fat for a red wine sauce. Along with the wine and shallots, Katie adds a prepared mushroom mix for intense umami flavor.
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Filet Mignon and Scrambled Eggs
You can’t ever go wrong with one of Bobby’s brunch recipes. His play on steak and eggs calls for medium-rare filet mignon and eggs seasoned with goat cheese and romesco sauce. The dish provides the perfect punch of flavor to breakfast time.
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Filet Mignon with Balsamic Syrup and Goat Cheese
As Giada says, this dish is “a meat-lover’s dream.” Though it’s a bit more pricey than other cuts, she prefers filet mignon for its tender, buttery texture.
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Filet Mignon Sandwich with Onions, Camembert, Fried Egg and Chimichurri
Anne’s hefty sandwich is not for small appetites. Her trick for time management? She slices the filet into rounds before cooking, so the meat spends just a few minutes in the pan.
Beef Stroganoff with Beet Creme Fraiche
Bobby uses filet mignon for his elevated twist on the comfort food classic.
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