Pan-Seared Filet Mignon With Caper Sauce

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 30 mins

I got this as a free recipe card at a local food store(Hart's) it looks delish.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sprinkle salt and pepper over steaks.Melt 2 tablespoons of the butter in large heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Add steaks to skillet and cook 4 minutes on each side or until desired doneness. Remove from skillet: keep warm.
  2. Melt remaining 2 tablespoons butter in skillet over medium-high heat and add shallots and garlic. Sauté 2 minutes or until lightly browned. Add wine, mustard and capers; simmer until slightly thickened,about 5 minutes. Spoon sauce over steaks. Garnish with chopped tomato,if desired.
  3. NOTE: If preferred, substitute beef broth for the red wine called for in this recipe.


Most Helpful

This recipe was perfect for a busy weeknight when I needed a filet recipe that would be very quick to prepare. This was it. The prep is minimal and the steak cooked up quickly with the right amount of doneness. The flavor of the sauce was very nice. Thanks!

Dr. Jenny August 18, 2010

This was excellent!! We grilled the steaks and the sauce was very simple. We used a good quality Cabernet and the taste was delicious. We made two good-sized steaks -- so if I were to make more meat I might double this recipe. As the other review stated, the color of the sauce is not overly appealing, but it is fantastic!

megt September 18, 2007

This was very good. Liked the suace. Prepared my steak on the grill and the sauce separate. Everyone really liked this. Didn't really like the end color over the steak but the flavor was there. thanks

~Nimz~ May 12, 2007

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