Pepper-Crusted Filet Mignon

Recipe by katreasanchez
READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 2
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Season filets very generously on both sides with salt and pepper (especially pepper), patting in firmly.
  • Heat oil in a small skillet over medium-high. Cook filets until desired doneness, 3 to 5 minutes per side (depending on thickness) for medium-rare.
  • Remove strings from filets, and serve with Red Wine Sauce, if desired.
  • Red Wine Sauce
  • Makes 1/3 cup
  • 1 cup red wine
  • 2 tablespoons cold butter, cut up
  • Coarse salt
  • Place 1 cup red wine in a small saucepan; boil until reduced to 1/4 cup, 8 to 10 minutes.
  • Remove from heat; add 2 tablespoons cold cut-up butter, and swirl pan until butter is melted and sauce is thickened, about 1 minute. Season with coarse salt; serve with Pepper-Crusted Filet Mignon.
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