Balsamic and Goat Cheese Filet Mignon

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 10 mins

I found this recipe on Food Network and it is incredible. Really easy to prepare and one of my (picky) husbands favorite meals! I have also made it with sirloin, just as good and a little cheaper :) I buy the peppered goat cheese from the deli and it adds a little spice.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 12 cups balsamic vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 30 ounces filet mignon steaks (each about 1-inch thick, six 5 ounce steaks)
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 2 ounces fresh goat cheese


  1. Boil balsamic vinegar and sugar in a heavy small saucepan over medium-high heat until reduced to 1/3 cup, stirring occasionally, about 15 minutes.
  2. Preheat the broiler.
  3. Melt the butter in a heavy large skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. Sprinkle the steaks with salt and pepper.
  5. Cook the steaks to desired doneness, about 3 minutes per side for medium-rare.
  6. Transfer the steaks to a baking sheet.
  7. Crumble the cheese over the steaks and broil just until the cheese melts, about 1 minute.
  8. Sprinkle with pepper.
  9. Drizzle the balsamic sauce around the steaks and serve.
Most Helpful

I do not like much red meat and , but I love filet mignon and made this recipe for my husband and you now what? I loved it! It was wonderful and full of flavor. I didn't have basalmic vinegar, so used red wine vinegar.Thank you very much! I will be making this again for sure.

GzNKz4evr May 21, 2010

Saw that Everyday Italian! We love this! The sweet and the salty with the buttery meat. So good!!!

Fat Fat Fatty Mc Fat Fat April 05, 2009