Filet Mignon Recipes
Creamed Spinach–Stuffed Filet Roast
Ultratender filet of beef gets rolled around creamed spinach in this fun and delicious play on a classic steakhouse pairing.
Poached Beef Fillet with Fines Herbes Dressing
Poaching slices of filet mignon in a vegetable-enhanced beef broth just until rosy seals in the delectable flavor.
Griddled Gaucho Steak with Bread-and-Basil Salad
To turn beef tenderloin into a quick-cooking cut, grilling master Francis Mallmann butterflies it first to form a quarter-inch-thick slab, tops it with chives and then sears it quickly on a hot grill. "I love charring things very, very fast so that they're still raw in the middle," he says. If you aren't comfortable butterflying the tenderloin yourself, ask your butcher to do it.
Wok-Seared Steak Majong with Shishito Peppers
For this brightly flavored stir-fry, chef George Chen of San Francisco’s China Live combines crunchy, spicy shishito peppers and pieces of tender beef the size of mah-jongg tiles.
Beef Medallions with Bacon and Morels
Teres major is an ultra-lean steak that's sometimes referred to as mock tender. Its similarity to the tenderloin makes it a great substitute for filet mignon.
When planning the Delmonico reopening, Emeril Lagasse wanted to bring back the tableside service that was so popular in dining rooms long ago. Diane-style has come to mean sauteing thinly sliced or pounded filet mignon in butter and then flambeing and basting it in a rich Cognac sauce.
Rosen's Lemon Charred Beef with Crisp Herbed Spaetzle
Between the lemon charred beef and the crisp herbed spaetzle, you'll want to prepare this dish every day of the week.
Grilled Texas T-Bone Steaks with Charred Onion Rings
The true secret to grilling the perfect steak is choosing the right cut. You can't beat a T-bone, which is actually two steaks in one: a flavorful New York Strip and a meltingly tender piece of filet mignon. A T-bone can also handle assertive seasonings such as the spicy rub used here.