Blackberry and Herb Filet Mignon

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 8 hr 20 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Inactive: 8 hr
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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Ingredients

4 (8-ounce) filet mignon medallions

1 (1.06-ounce) packet herb marinade mix (recommended: McCormick Grill Mates)

1 tablespoon herbs de Provence

1/3 cup cognac

3 tablespoons black and raspberry vinegar

3 tablespoons olive oil

1 cup frozen blackberries, thawed

2 tablespoons butter

Fresh blackberries, for garnish

Directions

  1. In large zip-top bag, combine all ingredients, except butter and fresh blackberries. Squeeze out air and seal bag. Massage bag until well combined and marinade mix is dissolved. Marinate in refrigerator 6 to 8 hours. Remove filets from refrigerator 30 minutes before cooking.
  2. Melt butter in heavy-bottomed, or cast iron, skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Remove steaks from marinade and sear for 3 to 5 minutes per side.
  4. Serve hot, topped with pan juices and fresh blackberry garnish.
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